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Physics Is Most Interesting When It Stops Making Sense

published about 2 hours ago
Physics Is Most Interesting When It Stops Making Sense
If you want to drive physicists to despair, don't show them data that makes no sense. Show them perfectly sensible, boring data that only agrees with the Standard Model.

Listen to synth mystic Oneohtrix Point Never's new single, 'I Bite Through It'

published about 2 hours ago
Listen to synth mystic Oneohtrix Point Never's new single, 'I Bite Through It'
Daniel Lopatin is prepping the release of his eighth full-length as Oneohtrix Point Never, Garden of Delete, for November 13th. As part of an interview with Rolling Stone, Lopatin unveiled the record's first single, "I Bite Through It," which follows a series of three teasers called "drone," "gun," and "flame." "I want to make three-minute songs, self-contained," said Lopatin about the song, "kind of formally contrasting between what I regard as new electronic music that's interesting and my need to rage."

Elon Musk Has Good News For Tesla Fans

published about 2 hours ago
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, revealed the electric car company will show off the look of its lower cost Model 3 in March.

Cubs rookies lack playoff experience but not confidence

published about 2 hours ago
Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez perfectly summed up the uncharted waters facing the Cubs' rookie starting position players.

What's Really Behind Pandora's Ad-Free Day

published about 2 hours ago
What's Really Behind Pandora's Ad-Free Day
Pandora will celebrate it?s 10th anniversary with a day that?s free of ads for its freemium tier, but there may be more to it than meets the eye.


Political Memo: Obama Takes Climate Message to Alaska, Where Change Is Rapid

published about 16 hours ago
Political Memo: Obama Takes Climate Message to Alaska, Where Change Is Rapid
On the third day of his visit to Alaska, President Obama delivered promises of new aid for Arctic communities whose shorelines and infrastructure are crumbling ... more

Paring His Bucket List, Obama Relishes Hiking at an Alaskan Glacier

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Paring His Bucket List, Obama Relishes Hiking at an Alaskan Glacier
President Obama is in legacy-building mode here in Alaska, where he has come to talk about the rapidly unfolding effects of climate change and the ... more

Dot Earth Blog: The U.S. Icebreaker Gap is About Arctic Needs, Not About Chasing Russia

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Dot Earth Blog: The U.S. Icebreaker Gap is About Arctic Needs, Not About Chasing Russia
The icebreaker gap President Obama seeks to fill is practical, not a strategic competition with Russia and others.

Obama to Call for More Icebreakers in Arctic as U.S. Seeks Foothold

published 2 days ago
Obama to Call for More Icebreakers in Arctic as U.S. Seeks Foothold
The Coast Guard has the equivalent of just two “fully functional” heavy icebreakers, according to the White House, while Russia has 41.

Obama Makes Urgent Appeal in Alaska for Climate Change Action

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Obama Makes Urgent Appeal in Alaska for Climate Change Action
President Obama said at an international conference that “we’re not acting fast enough,” challenging leaders and citizens to reduce emissions to “protect the one planet ... more
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Observatory: In the Prawn Nebula, a Nursery for Newborn Stars

published about 21 hours ago
Observatory: In the Prawn Nebula, a Nursery for Newborn Stars
The Prawn Nebula is 6,000 light-years from Earth and home to bright clusters of newborn stars.

$79 for an Out-of-Date Book About a Modern NASA Logo

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$79 for an Out-of-Date Book About a Modern NASA Logo
A Kickstarter campaign by two designers aims to bring back a space agency graphics standard book, published in 1976, that reflects “modernist design thinking.”

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Has Next Mission After Pluto

published Fri, Aug 28 2015 20:06 GMT
NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Has Next Mission After Pluto
The spacecraft will visit 2014 MU69, another piece of the frigid debris beyond Neptune along the Kuiper belt.

Jacob Bekenstein, Physicist Who Revolutionized Theory of Black Holes, Dies at 68

published Fri, Aug 21 2015 17:14 GMT
Dr. Bekenstein, whose proposition on entropy and space eventually won over a skeptical Stephen Hawking, was considered one of the few giants in the study ... more

Timelapse of Perseid Meteor Shower

published Thu, Aug 13 2015 12:54 GMT
Last night’s Perseid meteor shower was billed as the most spectacular since 2008.