Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
We have a new design for a fusion reactor that's showing great promise. We owe it to ourselves to give it a fair shot at making fusion work.
The founder of Soylent is trying to make outsourcing your carbon footprint an accomplishment. It's not.
Could advanced alien civilizations turn to artificial black holes to meet their energy needs? And could we detect the emissions from their maws when they feed?
Anti-nuclear NIMBYism has not gotten better over the years. In fact, it's getting worse.
Germans are rallying against keeping their nuclear power plants open solely out of fear whipped up by environmental activists.
Black holes radiate virtually no energy, much less anything we'd consider heat. But that doesn't mean their innards aren't superheated to cosmic extremes...
While we'd need to generate an immense amount of energy to power a warp drive, there are events in this universe with that kind of energy output...
Oil is a finite resource, and if it runs out before we're ready, it will be a massive economic disaster, as a NatGeo doomsday scenario shows in grim detail.
Alt med practitioners decided that the one of world's simplest and most famous formulas is their friend because they clearly don't understand it.
It really seems homeopaths don't understand basic middle school physics and are hoping you don't either in the asinine pitches for their snake oil.