SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
DOES THE UNIVERSE REALLY GO ON FOREVER? BILL NYE ANSWERS.
Bill Nye answers the question "Does the universe go on forever?" as part of his weekly series Tuesdays with Bill. It is worth watching for a concise answer to a question we all asked our physics teachers at school.
SECRET OF EHARMONY ALGORITHM IS IGNORING WISHES OF PICKY DATERS
For 17 years, the online dating site eHarmony has closely guarded its matchmaking algorithm.
AI OPPONENTS CAN BEAT HUMANS AT CHESS, GO, AND EVEN POKER
Artificial intelligence continually becomes more sophisticated, and playing games with people is something it's quite skilled at. Researcher Arend Hintze takes a look at the evolution of AI and games — and what's coming next.
FIVE UNSOLVED MYSTERIES THAT KEEP SCIENTISTS UP AT NIGHT
In physics, some of the easiest questions to ask are the most difficult to answer. From the mystery of dark matter to the inevitable end of the universe, there are many questions we just don't have answers for yet.
RESEARCHERS BELIEVE THAT EYE DROPS COULD CURE JET LAG
Researchers from a Scottish university think that jet lag may be able to be cured with eye drops. If successful, their research could help many travelers to adjust to their new time zone faster.
A NEW MEDICAL IMPLANT USES YOUR BODY'S FLUIDS AS FUEL
Researchers have designed a biofriendly power source for implantable medical devices called a "biological supercapacitor." The design may mean medical devices that are more comfortable, less risky, and last for life.
AI WON'T JUST REPLACE WORKERS. IT'LL ALSO HELP THEM.
We are living in the age of algorithms, and AI is the natural next step in this age's evolution. We can't excise the tech from our lives, but we can benefit from it more and protect even the most vulnerable from abuses by shaping how we use it.
UNDERGROUND CATACOMB FILLED WITH MUMMIES DISCOVERED IN EGYPT
Archaeologists have discovered an underground catacomb containing numerous mummy-filled corridors at an ancient cemetery at the site of Tuna el-Gebel in Egypt.
The catacomb can be entered only through a narrow shaft which leads underground.
SO YOU THINK YOU'VE FOUND AN ALIEN. NOW WHAT?
As fascinated as we are with the possibility of alien life, humanity does not have a plan for how to respond to aliens if they contact us. But however we respond, first contact is sure to change our world forever.
FACTS ABOUT NIAGARA FALLS
Niagara Falls is a geological wonder and one of the most famous waterfalls in the world. Straddling the border between the United States and Canada, it has been a popular tourist attraction for over 200 years, as well as a major source of hydroelectric power.