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Physicist Hawking says there's a way out of a black hole

In a speech in Stockholm, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking says black holes "are not the eternal prisons they were once thought." That's the easy version of his musings on the topic.

By August 25, 2015

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Steve Ballmer is a clueless NBA owner, says Bill Simmons

Technically Incorrect: The former ESPN star, now heading to HBO, believes the former Microsoft CEO is out of his depth as a sports owner.

By August 25, 2015

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Moon landing deniers get tweet in the eye from physicist Brian Cox

Technically Incorrect: Cox, a professor and TV star in the UK, gets tired of those who think the moon landings were filmed in a studio. Buzz Aldrin backs him up.

By July 21, 2015

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Watch Usain Bolt get mowed down by cameraman on Segway

Technically Incorrect: You always thought Segways were dangerous, didn't you? The gold medal sprinter thinks they're deadly.

By August 27, 2015

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Deflategate: NFL consults with physicists

Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.

By January 28, 2015

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Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.

By October 19, 2014

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Many people don't bother using in-car technology, survey says

Technically Incorrect: At least 20 percent of drivers say they've never used more than half the tech features in their cars, according to new market research.

By August 26, 2015

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iPhone owners eat more healthily than Android owners, study says

Technically Incorrect: Food ordering site Eat24 compared data from its iPhone and Android mobile apps and was edified by what it saw.

By August 27, 2015

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Physicists create tractor beam made of water

A water-based tractor beam that could contain oil spills and manipulate floating objects cannot yet be explained by mathematical theory.

By August 10, 2014

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Physicist offers $30,000 to disprove climate change

A physics professor and climate change expert is offering $30,000 of his own money to anyone who can provide irrefutable proof that man-made climate change doesn't exist.

By June 30, 2014