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CERN is Planning to Build a Much Larger Particle Collider. Much, Much, Larger.

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, wants to build a particle collider that will dwarf the Large Hadron Collider…

5 months ago

There’s a Surprising Amount of Life Deep Inside the Earth. Hundreds of Times More Mass than All of Humanity

Scientists with the Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) are transforming our understanding of life deep inside the Earth, and maybe on…

6 months ago

The Large Hadron Collider has been Shut Down, and Will Stay Down for Two Years While they Perform Major Upgrades

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is getting a big boost to its performance. Unfortunately, for fans of ground-breaking physics, the…

6 months ago

New Study Wants To Rip T-Rex From Its Place On Dino Tree

If the results in a new study are accepted, the dinosaur family tree will be getting overhauled.

2 years ago

Rise of the Super Telescopes: The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope is different than the other Super Telescopes. It has its own agenda.

2 years ago

Rise of the Super Telescopes: The Giant Magellan Telescope

The Giant Magellan Telescope is being built in Chile by a consortium of nations. It should see first light in…

2 years ago

What Was the Carrington Event?

In 1859, the Sun gave off the most powerful solar flare on record. A blast of radiation and particles so…

2 years ago

How Many Galaxies Are There in the Universe?

Did you hear that the Universe has 10x the number of galaxies? How did astronomers discover this, and what does…

3 years ago

Returned Samples Of Asteroid Itokawa Show Violent 4.5 Billion Year History

Asteroid Itokawa had a sometimes violent 4.5 billion year history, according to samples returned by Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa.

3 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – June 24, 2016: Dr. James Green

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. James Green is the NASA Director of Planetary Science. Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com…

3 years ago