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Collection of data visualizations to get inspired and finding the right type. The scientific way to win an argument every time / Boing Boing. The Evolution of Trust. (First Ever?) Decode of Voyager Audio Images, in Real Time. 3D-Printed Muscle Straight Out of ‘Westworld’ Makes Robots More Realistic.

3D Face Reconstruction. Elegant Energy-Free Air Conditioner Can Drop Temperatures by 26 Degrees. At a glance, the honeycomb structure of terracotta tubes looks more like large-scale work of handmade sculpture than a highly designed air conditioner.

Elegant Energy-Free Air Conditioner Can Drop Temperatures by 26 Degrees

Developed for an electronics factory in New Delhi, this evaporative cooling device requires no power to lower interior temperatures by as much as 26 degrees Fahrenheit. Designed by Ant Studio for DEKI Electronics in New Delhi, the low-tech strategy taps into a long history of passive cooling systems that employ water rather than power. 33 Essential Life Hacks Everyone Should Know About. You've Probably Been Shooting Rubber Bands Wrong. Artificial Intelligence Wins Almost $11,000 On Horse Bets. Journey to mars next steps 20151008 508. SignAloud: Gloves that Translate Sign Language into Text and Speech.

"20 Women Who Changed Science. And The World" by Hydrogene. Deep Learning Is Going to Teach Us All the Lesson of Our Lives: Jobs Are for Machines — Basic income. Infographie interactive. Ces télescopes qui traquent les mystères de nos origines. La “lumière” produite par les étoiles et les nuages de gaz dans l’espace nous arrive sous plusieurs formes, allant des ondes radio basse énergie aux rayons X et gamma.

Infographie interactive. Ces télescopes qui traquent les mystères de nos origines

Science Combat. Scott Kelly’s year in space. Scott Kelly’s year in space NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is scheduled to return to Earth tonight after a 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station, where he participated in research on how the human body reacts and adapts to long-duration spaceflight.

Scott Kelly’s year in space

He also captured views of our planet that unify science and art, sharing them on social media for the earthbound to follow. Even President Barack Obama kept an eye on Kelly’s accounts, asking him on Twitter, “Do you ever look out the window and just freak out?” To which Kelly replied, “I don’t freak out about anything, Mr. President. How Accurate Is The Martian? 9 Things The Movie Got Right And Wrong. Brian Greene: Is our universe the only universe? Harry Cliff: Have we reached the end of physics? A Map Of The Entire Universe In One Image. If you ever happen to embark on a cosmic journey to the outer reaches of the universe, you may want to take along a copy of this map, which was created by musician and artist Pablo Carlos Budassi and encapsulates the entire cosmos in a single, mind-blowing image.

A Map Of The Entire Universe In One Image

In order to create this incredible cartographic masterpiece, Budassi combined images from several of NASA’s telescopes and rovers with logarithmic maps of the universe created by astronomers from Princeton University. Logarithmic maps are able to encapsulate huge areas within manageable graphics since they decrease in scale as they move outwards from the center of the image, meaning that the objects in the middle of the map are shown in a much larger scale than those at the edges.

As such, the vast distances of the outer reaches of the universe are condensed into a relatively small area on the map. The image features the Solar System at its center, beyond which is a region of icy objects known collectively as the Oort Cloud. To Scale: The Solar System. FLI - Future of Life Institute. Do Aliens Exist? Seth Shostak on Space Exploration. Inflatable, 20km tall 'space elevator' could replace rockets. A Canada-based space company has patented an inflatable "space elevator" designed to propel astronauts up into the stratosphere before they blast off into space.

Inflatable, 20km tall 'space elevator' could replace rockets

If the maverick "ThothX Tower" were ever actually built, it would soar 20km (12.4 miles) into the sky, and would reduce the cost of space launches by 30 percent in fuel costs alone, according to estimations. It's even hoped that the lift could replace some kinds of satellites. Pigeons attempting to fly in zero gravity. Damn...Earth is too small! A Magnus-Effect-powered aircraft. Sadly it's only ever been demonstrated at the RC scale. A Brief History of Everything, feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson. New Molecule That Mimics Exercise Could Help Treat Obesity and Diabetes. In a dream world, we’d be able to lose weight without all the sweaty, hard work of exercising.

New Molecule That Mimics Exercise Could Help Treat Obesity and Diabetes

Researchers who have developed a molecule that mimics exercise suggest this may no longer just be a far-fetched fantasy. The molecule does this by first inhibiting the function of ATIC, a cellular enzyme involved in metabolism. This inhibition causes another molecule called ZMP to accumulate in the cells. The buildup of ZMP tricks the cell into acting as if they are running out of energy. AMPK, the cell's central energy sensor, is activated, causing the cells to compensate for the supposed lack of energy by increasing their glucose uptake and metabolism.

Researchers tested out the molecule on two sets of mice; one group was given a normal diet while the other was given a high-fat diet to make them obese and impair their glucose tolerance, which is an early sign of diabetes. Ali Tavassoli. Researchers hope to develop compound 14 and analyze its long-term effects. Pacific Rim Is REAL! This LEGO exoskeleton lets people control a small robot with their body.

Paper plane launcher. You will first feel SO SMALL, then SO BIG... Try it out. UFOs: Fact or Fiction? Extraterrestres : la CIA ouvre ses X-Files. FICTION.

Extraterrestres : la CIA ouvre ses X-Files

Fox Mulder le crédule et Dana Scully la sceptique, les deux enquêteurs chargés des affaires extraterrestres ou paranormales reprennent du service. La saison 10 de la légendaire série X-Files est de retour sur les écrans aux États-Unis depuis le 24 janvier 2016. Une actualité saisie par la CIA, l'agence américaine chargée du renseignement, pour inciter les internautes à venir jeter un coup d'oeil à ses propres "x-files". En effet, depuis 1978, l'agence a rendu public des centaines de documents relatifs aux objets volants non identifiés.

Ces copies numériques de textes consacrés aux OVNIS, tapés à la machine, datés entre la fin des années 1940 jusqu'au début des années 1990 sont accessibles en suivant ce lien. Stephen Colbert Interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson at Montclair Kimberley Academy - 2010-Jan-29. The Magnus Effect - When a small amount of spin is added to a dropped object, the object moves forward. Technology. Faire de la physique avec Star Wars. This is what happens when Sulfur Hexafluoride, a gas much denser than air, is “poured” into a boat floating on it.


Tech. Putting Time In Perspective - UPDATED. Humans are good at a lot of things, but putting time in perspective is not one of them.

Putting Time In Perspective - UPDATED

It’s not our fault—the spans of time in human history, and even more so in natural history, are so vast compared to the span of our life and recent history that it’s almost impossible to get a handle on it. If the Earth formed at midnight and the present moment is the next midnight, 24 hours later, modern humans have been around since 11:59:59pm—1 second. And if human history itself spans 24 hours from one midnight to the next, 14 minutes represents the time since Christ. How Tesla Will Change The World. This is Part 2 of a four-part series on Elon Musk’s companies.

How Tesla Will Change The World

Hemingway. The mathematically proven winning strategy for 14 of the most popular games. (istock) From Risk to tic-tac-toe, popular games involve tons of strategic decisions, probability and math.

The mathematically proven winning strategy for 14 of the most popular games

So one happy consequence of being a data nerd is that you may have an advantage at something even non-data nerds understand: winning. So how do you win (almost) every game in existence, do you ask? "The Future of Data Visualization" - Jeffrey Heer (Strata + Hadoop 2015) Temperature Anomalies. is a search engine and API for public data. We find certain datasets to be especially powerful because the underlying phenomena they capture have such a fundamental impact on our world. Climate affects our agricultural production, the price of gasoline, the livelihood of small businesses or temporary farm workers, and ultimately the sustainability of our species on this planet. On March 31st, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report reaffirming the scientific community's consensus that the "worst is yet to come.

" The report projects the effects of climate change on society in the next decades, and questions for instance, the sustainability of our food supply. Visualizing Algorithms. Algebra Calculator - MathPapa. CYMATICS : Science Vs Music - Nigel Stanford. PhotoMath Calculates Equations Using Your Phone's Camera. 22 Pictures That Prove We're Living In The Damn Future. The 3 theories of Time Travel. Bill Nye Debates Ken Ham - HD.

m4wr2hJNd81qfjjglo1_500.jpg (500×499) Insightproblems. How Do Airplanes Fly? How Airplanes Are Made. Ils créent un bras robotique de super-humain pour moins de 1.500 euros. National Geographic. Innovation. Chaos theory. The Scale of the Universe 2. Game Theory. Instant translation on your phone. The Art of Complex Problem Solving. Sorting Algorithms. Fuzzy. "It's Hard to Have Original Ideas When Everyone Around You Is the Same" This is absolutely true. I love starting up creating projects with a group of varied people. The input everyone gives and the environment that this kind of thing can create is pretty incredible.

The Science of Lying. The Science of 'Morning Wood' GIFGIF. Mrhqyw4c5F1qa0uujo1_1280.png (635×599) Une bactérie alchimiste produit de l'or. Des scientifiques ont découvert une bactérie qui «mange» du métal toxique avant de déféquer de l’or, rapporte ce vendredi le site de Slate. Alchimiste, la bactérie? Il semblerait. De son doux nom «Cupriavidus metallidurans», elle se nourrit de chlorure d'or, un poison, et après une semaine, elle rejette des pépites d’or 24 carats, soit de l'or à 99,99% pur. Hyper-résistante, cette bactérie prouverait qu’une forme d’alchimie existe dans la nature. Problème pour les alchimistes de tout poil: il faut de l’or pour produire du chlorure d’or, «nourriture» des bactéries. Track National Unemployment, Job Gains and Job Losses.