A black hole offers plenty of energy sources that might give life a foothold. But a NASA scientist has determined that despite what you saw in the movies, habitable conditions nearby are pretty unlikely..
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A major southern California fault capable of producing a magnitude 8 temblor started to move for the first time in 500 years following a series of earthquakes in the Mojave Desert over the summer, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal
As if we didn't have enough to worry about, the vast ice sheets of Antarctica are still releasing radioactive chlorine, a new study has confirmed – the remnants of nuclear weapons tests carried out in the 1950s.
Fat can accumulate in people’s lungs and is particularly common in individuals who are overweight or obese, scientists have discovered for the first time. Fatty tissue in the walls of airways alters their normal structure leading to inflammation whi
From tiny snowflakes to the jagged fork of a lightning bolt, it's not hard to find examples of fractals in the natural world. So it might come as a surprise that, until now, there have remained some places these endlessly repeating geometrical patt
Prof Stuart Russell wrote the book on artificial intelligence back in 1995, when the next few decades of AI were uncertain. Sitting down with Ian Sample, he talks about his latest book, which warns of a dystopian future in which humans are outsmarted by m
The Montana State University Billings Foundation received a $1 million donation this week to continue the expansion of the university’s science building.