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Physicists Developed a Device That Breaks the Regular Guidelines of Light

Physicists Developed a Device That Breaks the Regular Guidelines of Light

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Physicists have built a ring in which pulses of light whip circles around each other and the normal rules that govern light's behavior no longer apply. Under normal circumstances, light displays certain kids of physical symmetry. First, if you were to play a tape of light's behavior forward and then backward, you would see it…
This Big Great Void Is Spinning at Half the Speed of Light!

This Big Great Void Is Spinning at Half the Speed of...

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The crumbs left over from a supermassive black hole's recent meal have allowed scientists to calculate the monster's rotation rate, and the results are mind-boggling. The huge black hole, known as ASASSN-14li, is spinning at least 50 percent the speed of light, research team members said.  "This black hole’s event horizon is about 300 times bigger than…
Why Are Bugs Attracted To Gentle?

Why Are Bugs Attracted To Gentle?

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Has science yet answered why insects are attracted to light? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Eduardo Fox, PhD Zoology & Entomology, on Quora: Entomologists understand why some insects are attracted to light bulbs. However: keep in mind that…
You can conserve $60 on an Amazon Echo package that features a set of wise light bulbs today

You can conserve $60 on an Amazon Echo package that features...

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The United States and Canada’s Oldest Mummy Sheds Light on Ancient Migrations

The United States and Canada’s Oldest Mummy Sheds Light on Ancient...

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Professor Eske Willerslev with Donna and Joey, two members of the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone tribe. Credit: Linus Mørk, Magus Film Dressed in moccasins and a rabbit-skin shroud, a man was laid to rest in a cave in Nevada about 10,600 years ago. Now, his mummy is helping scientists fill in the fuzzy picture of how humans…
Search for! Taurid meteor shower might illuminate your night

Search for! Taurid meteor shower might illuminate your night

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There's been a light show in night skies recently and it's heating up right now as the annual Taurid meteor shower reaches its peak.  The Taurids aren't especially known for producing an abundance of fleeting "shooting stars" like August's Perseids, but they do have a reputation for generating a few especially bright, long-lasting and spectacular fireballs like…
It’s Legal. In Canada, Recreational Cannabis Gets Green Light

It’s Legal. In Canada, Recreational Cannabis Gets Green Light

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A planter trims medicinal marijuana plants in Ontario in 2016. After months of preparation, Canada legalized recreational use of the drug on Wednesday. Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Lars Hagberg/AFP/Getty Images A planter trims medicinal marijuana plants in Ontario in 2016. After months of preparation, Canada legalized recreational use of the drug on…
There’s A Lot Methane in This Arctic Lake That You Can Light the Air on Fire

There’s A Lot Methane in This Arctic Lake That You Can...

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Bubbles of methane frozen in a mountain lake (not Esieh Lake) Credit: Shutterstock All day long, the surface of Esieh Lake in northern Alaska shudders with indigestion. This Arctic lake never fully freezes. Stand next to it, and you'll hear it hiss. Watch it, and you'll see it boil with ancient, bubbling gas. Light a…

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