SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
THERE'S A TINY, BRIGHT MAGNETAR PHOTOBOMBING OUR GALAXY'S SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE
There's a bright magnetar photobombing the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, frustrating astronomers' efforts to study the black hole — called Sagittarius A* — using X-ray telescopes.
RUSSIA BUILT A GROTESQUE ROBOT NEWSCASTER AND PUT IT ON TV
A robot TV anchor accused a mayoral candidate of kicking a homeless cat.
NASA ANNOUNCES PLAN TO KEEP ASTRONAUT IN SPACE FOR 328 DAYS
And the mission could help us finally send humans to Mars.
WHAT HAPPENED BEFORE THE BIG BANG?
The Big Bang is commonly thought of as the start of it all: About 13.8 billion years ago, the observable universe went boom and expanded into being.
But what were things like before the Big Bang?
Short answer: We don't know.
AN AI INVENTED A WEIRD SPORT CALLED “SPEEDGATE”
"Face the ball to be the ball to be above the ball."
SCIENTISTS PLAN TO CLONE EXTINCT HORSE USING 42,000-YEAR-OLD BLOOD
An ancient foal may have been so well-preserved that viable cells from it can be cloned.
SOMEONE HID $1 MILLION IN BITCOIN AND LEFT CLUES TO FIND IT
Psst... want a million dollars in bitcoin?
NEW CRISPR TECH COULD CURE HERPES
CRISPR-Cas3 can target and erase viruses in human cells — including, potentially, herpes.
THE HISTORIC NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL IS ON FIRE
The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is on fire.
Smoke and flames engulfed the medieval cathedral on Monday.
HOW DID NEARSIGHTED PEOPLE MANAGE BEFORE GLASSES WERE INVENTED?
In 2017, the super-rich shared with
The New Yorker
their secrets for doomsday prep.