Anila Quayyum Agha Sweeps ArtPrize, Winning Both Jury and Public Grand Prize Awards. Emdrive - Home. Quantum bounce could make black holes explode. A.
Corichi/J.P. Ruiz The collapse of a star into a black hole could be a temporary effect that leads to the formation of a 'white hole', suggests a new model based on a theory known as loop quantum gravity. Black holes might end their lives by transforming into their exact opposite — 'white holes' that explosively pour all the material they ever swallowed into space, say two physicists. Dark matter makes up 80% of the Universe—but where is it all?
It’s in the room with you now.
It’s more subtle than the surveillance state, more transparent than air, more pervasive than light. Mysterious signal from the center of the Perseus C... - The Watchers. Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to explore the Perseus Cluster, a swarm of galaxies approximately 250 million light years from Earth, have observed the spectral line that appears not to come from any known type of matter.
The signal they received can not be explained by known physics but they say it shifts suspicion to the dark matter. Perseus Cluster a collection of galaxies and one of the most massive known objects in the Universe, immersed in an enormous 'atmosphere' of superheated plasma. It is approximately 768 000 light years across. Perseus Cluster. Image credit: Credit: NASA / Chandra. Infographic: The State of 3D Sex Toy Printing « Future of Sex Future of Sex. By Jenna Owsianik+ on May 8, 2014 Create your own X-rated toys at home with digital technology. 3D printing has become all the rage, opening up a sea of possibilities for do-it-yourself designs at home and in the workplace.
The cheaper models sell for just a few hundred dollars, making the technology more affordable than ever. The Quest for Randomness. Determining whether numbers truly can have no pattern has implications for quantum mechanics, not to mention the stock market and data security.
Bras in Space: The Incredible True Story Behind Upcoming Film Spacesuit. “We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.” – President John F. Kennedy, September 12, 1962, Rice University.
1969-70 - SEEK - Nicholas Negroponte (American) - cyberneticzoo.com. "Seek", 1970 by Nicholas Negroponte with the Architecture Machine Group , M.I.T.
Originally shown at the "Software" exhibition, curated by Jack Burnham for the Jewish Museum in New York 1970. We face being buried under an avalanche of Chinese science. I was chatting with a friend and collaborator based in Germany recently about the completion of a new building that his university was constructing, dedicated to biomedical imaging sciences.
I was sharing my own exhilaration about the serious investment that our government, regional agencies and the EU were making in graphene research at the University of Manchester. At some point in our conversation it became apparent that as extraordinary as the investments in our institutions were, they did not even come close to what we had both experienced from recent trips in China. Our conclusion was that "for each floor refurbishment in Europe, a new building is built is China, and for each new building in Europe, a new campus is built in China …"
How to #DrownYourTown: a step by step guide to modeling sea level rise in Google Earth. We’ve reached the point in the program where requests for #DrownYourTown are coming in faster than I can process.
That’s great! It means people are really connecting with the #DrownYourTown hashtag as a way to bring the concept (if not the specific details) of sea level rise home. New discovery reveals 2100 could be a "catastrophic" year. If it gets much hotter and drier....bye bye Phoenix!!
Truck Carrying Nuclear Waste Stolen In Mexico: IAEA. A truck carrying nuclear waste was stolen in Mexico earlier this week, Agence France-Presse reported.
The truck was transporting the radioactive isotope cobalt-60 from a hospital in Tijuana to a radioactive waste storage facility when it was taken on Monday, NBC noted. According to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mexican authorities are currently conducting a search for the missing truck, and have issued a press release to alert the public. Cobalt-60, which is primarily used in medical treatments, cannot be utilized in a conventional nuclear weapon; however, it could be added to a "dirty bomb. " Such a device could potentially spread the radioactive material over a wide area. In a statement, the IAEA cautioned anyone against trying to access the material inside the truck.
The Climate Bomb Redux - ImaGeo. Mushroom clouds blossom over Hiroshima (left) and Nagasaki (right) from atom bombs dropped by the United States on August 6 and 9, 1945. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Imagine four atomic bombs like the one that incinerated Hiroshima, Japan on Aug. 6, 1945 exploding in the atmosphere every single second of every day of every week and every month, year after year, ad infinitum. That, says John Cook and colleagues at the web site Skeptical Science, is a good way to understand the excess heat that is building up in the atmosphere as a result of humankind’s emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. Four atomic bombs’ worth of extra energy, every second.
Do We Live in the Matrix? They could create a plethora of pet universes, vastly outnumbering the real cosmos. This thought led philosopher Nick Bostrom at the University of Oxford to conclude in 2003 that it makes more sense to bet that we’re delusional silicon-based artificial intelligences in one of these many forgeries, rather than carbon-based organisms in the genuine universe. Since there seemed no way to tell the difference between the two possibilities, however, bookmakers did not have to lose sleep working out the precise odds. Learning the Truth That changed in 2007 when John D. Gallery: Disorienting audiovisual show prepares you for teleportation. Do We Live in the Matrix? New type of quantum excitation behaves like a solitary particle. Gravitational waves show deficit in black hole collisions.
Florida Teen Girl Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad. Kiera Wilmot got good grades and had a perfect behavior record. Atoms star in world's smallest movie from IBM. 1 May 2013Last updated at 08:42 GMT By Jason Palmer Science and technology reporter, BBC News. Where art meets science: Who will produce the next da Vinci? How Far is it to Mars? Trailer For Futuristic Film ‘Project Kronos’ Explores Interstellar Space Travel Program. A Horrific Bionic Choir That You Play Like An Organ. From idea to science: Knowing when you’ve got a good idea. One of the great untold stories in science is the process of science itself. I don't mean stories about what scientists have discovered and what that discovery tells us; we (and many others) cover those every day. Laser intended for Mars used to detect “honey laundering” A laser tool funded by the European Space Agency to measure carbon on Mars has been reappropriated to detect fake honey.
Pure Social, Location, and Mobile: A Tough Nut to Crack. Tattooed Taxidermy. Branded taxidermy by peter gronquist. Taxidermy + art.