SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
SCIENTISTS HAVE NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THE MASSIVE BANDS OF RADIATION SURROUNDING EARTH
Recent findings have shown that the particles that astronomers thought made the inner Van Allen Belt so dangerous usually aren't even present. Now that astronomers know that this belt is safe to study, they can do research that was thought impossible before.
GOOGLE CREATED AN AI THAT CAN LEARN ALMOST AS FAST AS A HUMAN
Goodbye, sci-fi. Hello, reality.
MARCH MADNESS: A SWARM INTELLIGENCE IS PREDICTING THE FUTURE
At the end of Round One of the March Madness basketball tournament, Unanimous AI's swarm intelligence-produced bracket has outperformed 99 percent of all ESPN brackets. By harnessing the collective intelligence of people, swarm intelligence can make already insightful artificial intelligences even more accurate in their predictions.
FOWL PLAY? NOPE, GIANT CHICKEN IN VIRAL VIDEO IS REAL
Video footage of what appeared to be an exceptionally large chicken went viral on Twitter yesterday (March 19), gathering tens of thousands of retweets and likes.
HERE COMES THE SUN: SPRING EQUINOX ARRIVES TODAY IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
In mid-March, snow and ice still frost the ground and winter's grip feels as strong as ever in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
MYSTERIOUS 'PLASTIC PLANKTON' ART EXHIBIT REVEALS EXTENT OF OCEAN POLLUTION
A series of eerie, stunning images reveals the extent of plastic polluting the world's oceans — by transforming the trash bits into images that look like teensy, ethereal sea creatures.
A NEW PAPER-BASED TEST CAN DETERMINE YOUR BLOOD TYPE IN JUST 30 SECONDS
Current blood typing can take up to twenty minutes plus transport time. Using this new technology, hospitals wouldn't have to rely on type O blood as much.
NASA PLANS TO TURN THE LARGEST OBJECT IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM INTO A TELESCOPE
Scientists theorize that the sun can be manipulated to be used as a telescope. Even if this is not possible, the James Webb Space Telescope is on the horizon.
IT'S OFFICIAL. COOLING TO ABSOLUTE ZERO IS MATHEMATICALLY IMPOSSIBLE
Scientists have proven the third law of thermodynamics. Proving this law true will help many areas of science, including quantum computing.
PHYSICISTS HAVE CREATED A TAPE THAT IS 100 TIMES MORE CONDUCTIVE THAN COPPER
Eurotapes has made a superconducting tape composed of carbon oxide. This threadlike material can conduct 100 times more electricity than copper. Eurotapes said its new superconducting tapes could make a big impact in the market of high-temperature superconducting materials.