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The Bowling Ball That Invaded Earth

Former Scientific American editor Mark Alpert talks about his latest science thriller The Orion Plan, featuring the method whereby aliens most likely really would colonize our planet.
 

17 hours ago — Mark Alpert and Steve Mirsky

"Big Bird" Neutrino Is Linked to Bright Blazar

NASA’s Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope has helped astronomers track down which blazar was responsible for the 2012 "Big Bird" neutrino, the second-most powerful particle the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica has ever detected. Video courtesy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

May 3, 2016 — NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Hawking at the Seder

The legendary physicist visits a friend and shares a message about Passover and  voyaging to the stars

April 25, 2016