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Cornell University Researchers Are Hunting For Time Travelers In Social Media

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Time travelers might give themselves away in social media. OR WILL THEY?!

JON STEWART

Morgan Freeman Explained The Theory Of Multiple Universes On ‘The Daily Show’ Last Night

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"If I had met you in college, I would get mushrooms and you and I would go to a park."

IBM

A Boy And His Atom: The World's Smallest Movie

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A Boy And His Atom is a film so small it had to be created by nanophysicists at IBM by moving individual atoms.

Animals

The Science of Cats

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Everything you ever wanted to know about how cats work, in less than three minutes.

awesome

The Phaser Has Officially Been Invented. Sadly No Redshirts Were Killed.

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The phaser is officially real, albeit not quite what we were expecting.

explanations

Why CERN Refuses To Say It Discovered The Higgs Boson

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CERN thinks it found the Higgs boson. Maybe. Kinda. Here's why they refuse to announce they've done it.

awesome

24Hz Sound Wave + Video + Water = Insane Optical Illusion

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Brusspup strikes again with an amazing optical illusion.

fluid knots

Science Can Now Make Knots Out Of Fluids

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Yes, as in water. Science can make a knot out of that. Or at least they've laid the theoretical groundwork to do so.

NASA

The Sun As You've Never Seen It

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This extraordinary video looks back on the third year of operation of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

FIRE

Fiery Looping Rain on the Sun

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Incredible footage of a powerful solar flare exploding on the sun, sending out light and radiation followed by a dazzling phenomenon known as coronal rain.

physics

Ping Pong Ball Shot Through Paddle

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This is what happens when a ping pong ball hits a paddle at supersonic speed.

awesome

Science Builds A Tractor Beam. Well, Kinda.

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This tractor beam won't pull Ferengi ships into Uranus, but it is really neat.

black holes

Meet The Laser Out To Prove Stephen Hawking Right

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Stephen Hawking's theory may be proven correct... with lasers. Because lasers are awesome.

funny

Meanwhile, in a Parallel Universe

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Are there parallel universes.

holy crap

So A Warp Drive Might Be Scientifically Possible

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Warp drive really can't come soon enough.

MATH

Blowing Up Asteroids

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Neil deGrasse Tyson and NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) explore what it takes to stop an asteroid from colliding with earth.

EARTH

What If Everyone Jumped at Once?

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What would happen if every single person on Earth (all seven billion of us) jumped at once.

DIVING

Usain Bolt vs. Gravity

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If Usain Bolt starts ten meters from the finish line and a diver starts 10 meters above it, who gets there first.

ASTRONAUTS

Yo-Yos in Space

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NASA astronaut Don Pettit uses his off-duty time to practice his microgravity yo-yo skills.


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