Francie Diep
at 10:02 AM Jan 30 2014
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Yeah, sometimes when I'm stressed out, it makes me wish I were a kid again, too.

Gabe Bergado
at 09:47 AM Jan 25 2014
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Stephen Hawking has a big announcement.No, it's not that aliens exist or that humans won't survive another 1,000 years on Earth. The physicist claims, in a paper posted online Wednesday, that the idea of an event horizon—the point of no return at a black hole—conflicts with quantum theory. With no event horizons, there are no black holes, according to Hawking.

Francie Diep
at 05:10 AM Jan 4 2014
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Were they fuzzy or were they flat-skinned? That's the great question now for dinosaur researchers. After surveying all the world's known fossils of dinosaur skin, one pair of paleontologists says the vast majority of non-avian dinosaurs were scaly-skinned, Nature News reports. But this isn't the last word on the subject.

Francie Diep
at 01:30 AM Jul 25 2013
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Whoa. One cosmologist is proposing that the universe isn't actually expanding, as the standard theory goes. Instead, the redshift effects astronomers see could mean that everything is just gaining more mass, while possibly staying in place, or even contracting.

Colin Lecher
at 07:30 AM Jan 5 2013
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An analysis in Nature has confirmed what we already knew: politicians need to hurry up if we're going to stop climate change. What's more, the longer they wait, the more it'll cost them - and taxpayers - to fight the problem.

Rebecca Boyle
at 01:11 AM Aug 2 2012
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A Russian physics student turned social media billionaire just made theoretical physics the most lucrative thing in science, heaping $3 million apiece on nine researchers. The new Fundamental Physics Prize is worth more than double the Nobel, at least monetarily speaking.

Rebecca Boyle
at 07:26 AM Apr 13 2012

Splitting the world's largest radio telescope across half the Earth could resolve an international quarrel that is brewing between us and the South Africans, researchers say. Australia and South Africa are vying to host the Square Kilometre Array, which will peer back to the early universe, and now it's getting political.

 
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