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Michio Kaku: 3 mind-blowing predictions about the future

What lies in store for humanity? Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains how different life will be for your descendants—and maybe your future self, if the timing works out.

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Extreme black holes may have "hair," find scientists

Researchers discover black holes that violate the uniqueness theorem and have "gravitational hair."

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Beam me up? The paradoxes and potential of human teleportation

How close are we to human teleportation? Successes in quantum teleportation experiments abound.

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The universe works like a huge human brain, discover scientists

A new study found similarities between the human brain and the cosmic network of galaxies.

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The great free will debate

Philosophers, theoretical physicists, psychologists, and others consider what or who is really in control.

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Mars pole may be hiding salty lakes and life, find researchers

Researchers detect a large lake and several ponds deep under the ice of the Martian South Pole.

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Is there life after death?

Is death the final frontier? We ask scientists, philosophers, and spiritual leaders about life after death.

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Mind uploading: Can we become immortal?

Is the quest to upload human consciousness and ditch our meat puppets the future—or is it fool's gold?

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Why great thinkers balance optimism and pessimism

Leaning too far in either direction is a recipe for stagnation and perhaps even failure.

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Scientists observe strange lights in the heart of the Milky Way

Astronomers spot periodic lights coming from near the black hole at the center of our galaxy.

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Michio Kaku: 5 fascinating moments from this 1991 interview

From talking about Schrödinger's cat to nuking the South Pole, this decades-old interview shows why Kaku was born to be a science educator.

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Paradox-free time travel is 'logically' possible, say physicists

Grandfathers, take heart. You'll survive the paradox that's been gunning for you since the 1930s.

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How math predicts life on Earth and the universe beyond

Math doesn't suck. It is one of humanity's greatest and most mysterious journeys.

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Mars colony: Humanity's greatest quest

Just how close are we to setting up camp on another planet? It's complicated.

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Inside the genius of Albert Einstein

What was so great about Einstein anyway? A group of experts weigh in.

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Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

Are we genetically inclined for superstition or just fearful of the truth?

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The mind-blowing science of black holes

What we know about black holes is both fascinating and scary.

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The biology of aliens: How much do we know?

Hollywood has created an idea of aliens that doesn't match the science.

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Is AI a species-level threat to humanity?

Some of the world's top minds weigh in on one of the most divisive questions in tech.

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