SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
THESE SCIENCE CARTOONS DEPICT OUR TERRIFYING AND THRILLING FUTURE
Swarm robots, space travel, the singularity and so much more.
WHY LISTENING TO A PODCAST WHILE RUNNING COULD HARM PERFORMANCE
In an increasingly busy world, listening to a podcast, watching a documentary or even learning a foreign language while exercising may feel like a constructive use of time.
CITY-SIZE LUNAR LAVA TUBE COULD HOUSE FUTURE ASTRONAUT RESIDENTS
A city-size lava tube has been discovered on the moon, and researchers say it could serve as a shelter for lunar astronauts.
This lava tube could protect lunar-living astronauts from hazardous conditions on the moon's surface, the researchers said.
RICHARD BRANSON: VIRGIN GALACTIC WILL “BE IN SPACE IN ABOUT FOUR MONTHS”
Richard Branson believes that Virgin Galactic will send its first astronauts into space within the next four months. He also suggested that Elon Musk's goal to get to Mars is not going to help the Earth as much as Virgin's plans.
SCIENTISTS MADE A TWO-DIMENSIONAL MATERIAL THAT’S NEVER BEEN SEEN IN NATURE
Researchers from RMIT University have made a "once-in-a-decade" discovery that could change how we do chemistry and improve our electronics. The team created a two-dimensional material never seen before in nature that can be used as an efficient transistor.
PUPPY DOG EYES ARE FOR THE BENEFIT OF HUMANS, SCIENTISTS FIND
Dogs make puppy dog eyes for the benefit of humans and rarely use the imploring facial expression when on their own, a new study has shown.
RETIRED ASTRONAUT WHO SPENT A YEAR IN SPACE SAYS NOT TO DOUBT ELON MUSK
When Elon Musk first talked about landing a rocket engine on a barge floating on the sea, retired U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly was skeptical. After SpaceX did it, Kelly was convinced never to doubt what Musk said again, including his recently unveiled plans for Mars.
INTEL IS RELEASING A PROCESSOR THAT’S BUILT FOR NEURAL NETWORKS
Intel is releasing a new microprocessor before the year ends, and it's designed to run artificial neural networks better than today's computer chips. The Nervana, as Intel calls it, is going to revolutionize AI computing, especially for businesses.
STONEHENGE BUILDERS ATE ANIMALS FROM AS FAR AWAY AS SCOTLAND, RESEARCH FINDS
The “army of builders” who constructed Stonehenge feasted on animals that came from as far away as Scotland, new findings have shown.
IN A MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH, GOOGLE UNVEILS AN AI THAT LEARNS ON ITS OWN
This is the beginning of a new age in AI.