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September 11, 2017

Interview: Michel Bauwens on Peer-To-Peer Economics and Its Role in Reshaping Our World

Michel Bauwens, the founder of the Peer-to-Peer Foundation, discusses the transformative power of peer-to-peer economics and its role in reshaping our world with Futurism contributor Daniel Araya.

November 11, 2015

Stunning Images Chart Shapeshifting Nature of Venus’ Polar Vortex

On 9 November 2005, 10 years ago yesterday, ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft left Earth and began its 153-day journey to Venus: Earth’s evil twin. The craft then spent eight years studying the...

November 10, 2015

Astronomy Photo of the Day: 11/10/15 — CARMA-7

An energetic young star flickers to life in a new image from the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Taken by the ESO’s Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (otherwise known simply as...

November 10, 2015

No, Science Does Not Say That Religious Children Are More Likely to be ‘Immoral”

I am an Atheist. I shouldn’t have to note that in order for people to critically reflect on the claims that I am going to make, but it probably bears repeating: I am an Atheist, and science does...

November 9, 2015

Scientists Take a Closer Look, Find No Evidence of Alien Megastructures

A few weeks back, the internet was buzzing with talk of aliens. This is all thanks to the Kepler Space Telescope, which found that a star known as KIC 8462852 had a rather strange light pattern....

November 7, 2015

Newfound Radio Galaxy is the Largest Known, And It’s Dying

A team of astronomers working at the National Center for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA, TIFR), Pune have discovered, using the Giant Meterwave Radio Telescope (GMRT), an extremely rare galaxy of gigantic...

November 7, 2015

New Visualization Shows Incredible Variety of Extraterrestrial Worlds

Here’s a great new poster showing over 500 extrasolar planets (about one quarter of the total) that have been discovered since 1988. This visualization, created by graphic artist and writer Martin...

November 5, 2015

New Star Trek TV Series Coming in 2017!

It’s no secret that I am a bit of a Star Trek fanatic. I have the movies. I have the merchandise. I even have the tattoo (no, I’m not kidding). So today’s announcement has me a...

November 2, 2015

Astronomy Photo of the Day: 11/2/15 — Mrk 820

A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope provides the clearest view yet of a distant galaxy, which is surrounded by small galaxies even more distant than itself. Called Markarian 820 (or Mrk 820),...

November 2, 2015