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Mesmerizing, Isn’t It?
This is what goes on behind the scenes whenever you open your mouth to speak. The image was captured at...
Chandra Space Telescope Snaps Grand New Shot of Milky Way
NASA today released a new, panoramic mosaic of the Milky Way, and frankly, it rivals anything snapped during the Hubble’s...
Aluminum Blasted With X-Ray Laser Reveals New Transparent State of Matter
German researchers at the FLASH facility in Hamburg decided to roast a piece of aluminum foil with a 10-million-gigawatt X-ray...
High-Energy Physics Probes Ancient Fossils
Thanks to particle accelerators, paleontologists can now don the best X-ray specs in the world
Astronomers Discover Missing Mass
A sensitive, space-based X-ray observatory focuses between galaxies at low-density gas
Supermassive Black Hole Takes a Nap
Japanese scientists propose that the giant black hole at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy may be in a rest period
How It Works: The Littlest Subwoofer
Ultimate Ears UE 11 Pro custom earphones pack in four separate speakers—including a subwoofer—to create sound as realistic as if you were hearing it live
Why Some People Shouldn’t be Allowed to Own Nail Guns
Apparently 14,800 nail-gun accidents occur each year. Who knew? We can’t seem to tear our eyes from the ponderable X-rays...
SPECIAL REPORTTechnology vs. Terrorism
Toxin sniffers, missile jammers, dirty-bomb detectors: Will a new security arsenal make us safer?