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Even Dim Light Is Interrupting Your Body Clock

Even Dim Light Is Interrupting Your Body Clock

iPad in bed CC BY 2.0: Johan Larsson / https://flic.kr/p/9yBrLm How does artificial light affect our biology? According to new research, humans are more sensitive than previously thought: even a little light in the evening can have a large effect on your body clock. ADVERTISEMENT Our internal clocks follow the human circadian cycle (from circa…
This Is Why Einstein Knew That Gravity Should Bend Mild

This Is Why Einstein Knew That Gravity Should Bend Mild

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It Takes 2 Days To Reach The Most Recent Super-Remote ‘Dark Sky Sanctuary’. Blame Light Contamination

It Takes 2 Days To Reach The Most Recent Super-Remote ‘Dark...

<div _ngcontent-c14="" innerhtml=" Located between New Zealand and Peru, Pitcairn is deep in the heart of the South...
One A Century of Gravity Flexing Light

One A Century of Gravity Flexing Light

<div _ngcontent-c14="" innerhtml=" Slide used in Avery Broderick's talk at the APS April Meeting showing the trajectory of...
Research Study: Mental Health Apps Are Crammed With Scientific Language, However Light On Genuine Science

Research Study: Mental Health Apps Are Crammed With Scientific Language, However...

Mental health apps are multiplying and their audience is growing, but does the science really support their claims? Findings from a new study in Nature Digital Medicine suggest that users should be cautious. Not only do few of the apps rely on real-world experience in their design, argues the study, most lack any credible scientific…
The record breaking $74 billion BMS-Celgene takeover simply got the thumbs-up from 2 essential gamers

The record breaking $74 billion BMS-Celgene takeover simply got the thumbs-up...

Two key voices in corporate brawls have weighed in on the pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb's $74 billion acquisition of the biotech Celgene — and Bristol-Myers management is sure to be sighing in relief. Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis, two influential advisory-services companies, have recommended in favor of the deal, which has faced an unusual…
What Would The Galaxy Appear Like If You Could See All Of Its Light?

What Would The Galaxy Appear Like If You Could See All...

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Even from our location, there’s a great lesson to be learned: the galactic plane obscures the Universe beyond it, about 10 degrees above and below it, in visible light, as shown here. If you want to see what lies beyond our galaxy — or any dusty…
Elon Musk’s Las Vegas underground loop gets the thumbs-up

Elon Musk’s Las Vegas underground loop gets the thumbs-up

Elon Musk's Boring Company gets Las Vegas approval to build and operate a high-speed underground loop in the city.  LVCVA Las Vegas will official get a tunnel from Elon Musk, perhaps within this year. The billionaire's Boring Company on Tuesday got the approval from the 14-member board of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority…
See a ‘extremely snow moon,’ the year’s greatest supermoon, illuminate Tuesday

See a ‘extremely snow moon,’ the year’s greatest supermoon, illuminate Tuesday

The moon, or supermoon, as it sets over the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.  NASA/Aubrey Gemignani Another supermoon is set to grace the celestial stage this week, and it's the largest and brightest our natural satellite will appear all year.  We get a supermoon when the moon is full or…
A ‘absurd’ yet easy animation by a NASA researcher demonstrates how long it takes light to reach Pluto. If you prepare to enjoy it, take a day of rest work.

A ‘absurd’ yet easy animation by a NASA researcher demonstrates how...

The speed of light is not as fast as you might think. To underscore this point, a researcher at NASA created a simple new animation (below) that shows what light-speed travel looks like between from the sun to Pluto. James O'Donoghue, a planetary scientist at the Goddard Space Flight Center, said he learned how to…
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