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Out of This World Science TED Talks

Anthony Gramuglia
in Science

As Bill Nye (who needs to make TED Talks) once told us, "Science rules!" Everything runs on science, for it programs the universe around us to follow a set order and logic. But what if there are rules...

Star Trek Tricorders Left The Science Fiction Realm to Become Science Reality

Susan Fourtané
in Science

According to the Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize device requirements, the research teams were expected to develop a device with the following characteristics: - The device cannot weight more than five pound...

Three Potential New Earths Found in a Planetary System of Seven

Richard J. Bartlett
in Science

Astronomers have discovered what is undoubtedly one of the most exciting exoplanet systems of recent years; seven Earth-sized worlds orbiting a red dwarf star only 40 light years away. What makes this...

Nokia's Drones and LTE Connectivity for Public Safety at MWC

Susan Fourtané
in Science

The use of drones to facilitate efficient rescue operations for first responders is a game changer in disaster situations around the world. Nokia, powered by the research and innovation of Nokia Bell ...

Star Formation on Filaments in Molecular Cloud RCW106

Susan Fourtané
in Science

The image above comes from ESA's Herschel Space Observatory, an ESA mission with participation from NASA. It was obtained as part of Herschel's Hi-GAL key-project, which imaged the entire plane of the...

Five Experiments That Show Your Universe Is Weird, Really Weird

Matt Swayne
in Science

We take our reality just like we take our tax preparers: solid and dependable, with an aversion to surprises. Experiments during the last few years, however, seem to indicate that our reality is less ...

The Top Ten Night Sky Sights for March, 2017

Richard J. Bartlett
in Science

We've all stopped and stared at the night sky from time to time but few of us are aware of what we're looking at. Many of us are surprised to learn that our nearest neighbors, the planets, are just as...

Are Doctors Really Needed?

Saad Tariq
in Science

In this fast-evolving world, technologies are being updated and modern techniques are vast in many fields. What’s more pertinent here is the question of whether robots with artificial intelligence sho...

Your Brain On Parasites

Sarah McDaniel
in Science

Have you ever wondered why some people have absolutely no fear? Or why some people come across as almost mechanically over-aggressive? It’s a very real possibility that their brain function and reason...

Oh Wait, It Is Rocket Science...

Scott Snowden
in Science

History has demonstrated that the space race was the first endeavor of man – other than war – to challenge our entire scope of scientific and technological capabilities. The crowning moment in this ch...

Telepathy and Quantum Physics

Hyapatia Lee
in Science

Telepathy is one of the ten magical gifts I have been told by several medicine men and women that we will soon be capable of receiving. Since we are all at different stages in our evolutionary process...

Welcome to the Matrix

Matt Swayne
in Science

Just like a 3-dimensional Princess Leia burst out of a 2-dimensional piece of film and just like that 3-D image pops off the 2-D sticker on your credit card, evidence is growing that the universe arou...

Baby Uber Can Fly My Car

Matt Swayne
in Science

Personal flying cars always seem to be right around the corner, or, more accurately, right over the horizon. Just like Mars bases and cold fusion, the technology to create a flying car was always abou...

The 5 Best Ways To Travel In Time

Skup
in Science

The probability to travel through time and space is a question of physics and it’s amazing how many theories actually circulate out there about the feasibility attached to it. Many think it’s not poss...

The Hole in Evolution

Arthur M.
in Science

The theory of evolution is just that, a theory. It is one step beyond a hypothesis (which is just an idea), and a lot of steps below a law (like the Law of Gravity). This means it's made up of a singl...

UFOs: The Stiff Reality of a Flexible Phenomenon

Ryan Sprague
in Science

When facing the UFO phenomenon head on, the most problematic question one may ask is actually the most simple: Are UFOs real? The answer is yes. The answer is always yes. In fact, it’s literally right...