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Black hole observed devouring a star

An international team of astronomers has witnessed an "extremely rare" event: a black hole eating a star then ejecting a near light-speed flare.

By November 29, 2015


Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By May 21, 2015


Physicists prove Einstein's 'spooky' quantum entanglement

Multiple research teams claim to have conclusively demonstrated quantum entanglement, which had been disdainfully dubbed "spooky action at a distance" by Albert Einstein.

By November 19, 2015


Lasers cool liquid for the first time

The technique, which was able to drop a liquid's temperature by 20 degrees Celsius, could eventually be used for everyday tasks like refrigerating water.

By November 18, 2015


Best Buy begs you to buy Beats headphones instead of bad Christmas gifts

Technically Incorrect: In a new ad, the retailer shows a man who's just tired of getting exactly what he doesn't want for Christmas.

By November 15, 2015


Video shot from a plane captures fiery demise of 'UFO' space junk

A suspected rocket body has been on a collision course with Earth for weeks. This may be the only footage of it burning up.

By November 13, 2015


Self-driving cars will rule the roads in 2030, says Internet of Things visionary

With no shortage of automakers working on robo-cars, and with Uber already a "sensor platform on wheels," we're well on the way, says MIT vet Kevin Ashton.

By November 11, 2015


Does Google think its Nexus can compete with iPhones?

Technically Incorrect: The launch of the Nexus 5X has seen a strong TV presence and a new commercial focus on the actual product.

By October 25, 2015


How self-driving cars will be the mapmakers of our future cities

Here Maps has a plan to make itself a resource in the new age of autonomous vehicles.

By October 19, 2015


Steve Ballmer says he's made investment in Twitter

Technically Incorrect: The former Microsoft CEO opens a new, verified Twitter account and reveals he's acquired a 4 percent ownership stake in the microblogging company.

By October 18, 2015