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March 29, 2017 2:28 PM Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner React to New 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' Trailer

"I haven't even seen the film yet. I'm dying!" Cara Delevingne exclaimed at a special 3-D preview of the Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets trailer in Hollywood on Monday. "Every time I see a little bit, I'm just, like, salivating." And here's that latest little bit for you: the newest trailer is now online, featuring Avatar-like blue aliens 65

January 4, 2017 6:06 PM Surprise! Monster Burst of Radio Waves Arose in Tiny Galaxy

For the first time, scientists have directly traced an incredibly intense, blindingly bright burst of radio waves — known as an FRB — back to its home galaxy. Surprisingly, this impressive cosmic radio flasher has somewhat humble origins, according to three new studies detailing the findings. FRB stands for "fast radio burst." These flickers of light 42

December 27, 2016 2:12 AM Pioneering dark matter astronomer Vera Rubin dies at 88

(Reuters) - Vera Rubin, a U.S. astronomer who pioneered work on invisible dark matter in the universe and who some colleagues felt was overlooked for a Nobel Prize, has died at 88, her son said on Monday. Rubin died on Sunday at an assisted living facility in Princeton, New Jersey, and had suffered from dementia for several years, Allan Rubin, a geosciences 67

December 26, 2016 11:51 PM Vera Rubin, astronomer who verified existence of dark matter, dies at 88

Vera Rubin, an astronomer who proved the existence of dark matter, one of the fundamental principles in the study of the universe, but who battled sex discrimination throughout her career, died Dec. 25 at an assisted living facility in Princeton, N.J. She was 88. Dr. Rubin’s groundbreaking discoveries, made primarily with physicist W. Kent Ford, have revolutionized 91

December 26, 2016 11:17 PM Vera Rubin, Who Confirmed Existence Of Dark Matter, Dies At 88

Vera Rubin, the groundbreaking astrophysicist who discovered evidence of dark matter, died Sunday night at the age of 88, the Carnegie Institution confirms. Rubin did much of her revelatory work at Carnegie. The organization's president calls her a "national treasure." In the 1960s and 1970s, Rubin was working with astronomer Kent Ford, studying the behavior 46

November 20, 2016 12:30 PM Galactic Nemesis on the App Store

Aliens are invading the galaxies and you're the only hope. Battle waves of alien races and defeat mega bosses with your powerful galactic ship. Each world offers a new set of challenges, and new species of fire shooting aliens. Upgrade your ship to help your conquer the challenges. Compete in almost 50 stages, then attempt each world's endurance mode to see if you have what it takes 39

November 2, 2016 7:23 PM Nearly naked black hole exposed by galactic close encounter

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Supermassive black holes are usually hidden away at the center of galaxies. But researchers at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory have discovered a black hole surrounded by relatively little galactic material. It's nearly naked, they say. According to a new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, the black 84

October 13, 2016 7:24 PM Just How Many Star Wars Cliches Did They Pack Into That Rogue One Trailer?

The idea behind Star Wars: Rogue One is a bold one. Lucasfilm built its highly lucrative franchise by following the saga of the Skywalkers, the Jedis, and the Force. But in striking out with these new anthology films, the company is widening the definition of what makes a Star Wars movie. With a visionary director like Gareth Edwards promising a tone that doesn’t 90

October 6, 2016 12:01 PM Google to Apple: It's your move now on VR, smart speaker

Google's Daydream View headset and Home speaker are two products that Apple doesn't have an answer for. On top of that is a broader competitive threat. Google designed its new devices on its own, reflecting an evolution into a company that makes hardware, not just one that writes software and offers online services. Sound familiar? That's the winning 50

September 1, 2016 8:53 PM What Data Will Be Discovered By The World's Most Powerful Telescope?

What Data Will Be Discovered By The World's Most Powerful Telescope? Big Data is everywhere — even the skies. Astronomer Andrew Connolly shows how large amounts of data are being collected about our universe, and how it will help lead to new discoveries. Astronomer Andrew Connolly is a professor at University of Washington. His research focuses on understanding 35