Science. Science. New Sciences. SCIENCE. Science/Nature. Life. Genetics. 10 Awesome Accidental Discoveries. "Big things have small beginnings.
" All right, so that's actually a quote from Michael Fassbender in (Prometheus,) but nothing could be more true for radio astronomer duo Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias. The secret to discovering the prevailing theory to how the universe was made began with noise, like common radio static. In 1964, while working with the Holmdel antenna in New Jersey, the two astronomers discovered a background noise that left them perplexed. After ruling out possible interference from urban areas, nuclear tests, or pigeons living in the antenna, Wilson and Penzias came across an explanation with Robert Dicke's theory that radiation leftover from a universe-forming big bang would now act as background cosmic radiation. In fact, only 37 miles from the Holmdel antenna at Princeton University, Dicke and his team had been searching for this background radiation.
ITER - the way to new energy. The Center for Science and Democracy. The official opening of the Center will be marked by two launch events, one on each coast, featuring panel discussions with eminent scientists, journalists and public servants. Links to webcasts of the events are available on the launch events page . East Coast Science and Democracy in Turmoil: Restoring a Great American Relationship. Science and Spirituality. 24,000-Year-Old Siberian Boy Sheds New Light on Origins of Native Americans. The genome sequence of a 24,000-year-old young Siberian individual found in Russia shows that 14 to 38 percent of modern Native American’s ancestry came from this youngster’s gene pool, suggesting First Americans came directly from Siberia.
The new study shows that ancestors of Native Americans migrated to the Americas from Siberia and not directly from Europe. Painting by G. Mülzel. Ancient European hunter-gatherer was dark-skinned and blue-eyed caveman. Joseph-Louis Lagrange. Joseph-Louis Lagrange (born Giuseppe Lodovico Lagrangia  (also reported as Giuseppe Luigi Lagrangia ), 25 January 1736 in Turin, Piedmont; died 10 April 1813 in Paris) was an Italian Enlightenment Era mathematician and astronomer.
He made significant contributions to the fields of analysis, number theory, and both classical and celestial mechanics. In 1766, on the recommendation of Euler and d'Alembert, Lagrange succeeded Euler as the director of mathematics at the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin, Prussia, where he stayed for over twenty years, producing volumes of work and winning several prizes of the French Academy of Sciences. Lagrange's treatise on analytical mechanics (Mécanique Analytique, 4. ed., 2 vols. Paris: Gauthier-Villars et fils, 1888–89), written in Berlin and first published in 1788, offered the most comprehensive treatment of classical mechanics since Newton and formed a basis for the development of mathematical physics in the nineteenth century.
Scientist Prove DNA Can Be Reprogrammed by Words and Frequencies. Digg By Grazyna Fosar and Franz Bludorf www.ryze.com/view.php?
Who=vitaeb THE HUMAN DNA IS A BIOLOGICAL INTERNET and superior in many aspects to the artificial one. Russian scientific research directly or indirectly explains phenomena such as clairvoyance, intuition, spontaneous and remote acts of healing, self healing, affirmation techniques, unusual light/auras around people (namely spiritual masters), mind’s influence on weather patterns and much more. Only 10% of our DNA is being used for building proteins. The Russian biophysicist and molecular biologist Pjotr Garjajev and his colleagues also explored the vibrational behavior of the DNA. One can simply use words and sentences of the human language! Science. Science. Science. Science. TED Science. SCIENCE. Science, Math & Tech. Not Even Wrong. While I was away on vacation, the big news in physics was the BICEP2 result on B-modes in the CMB.
Maybe it’s just as well I wasn’t available to blog about this, since inflation and cosmology aren’t at all my field of expertise. Now that some of the dust has settled from the media blitz though, I do think it’s worth while to write something here, since there are some aspects of the story where the media coverage could use some extra perspective. First of all, there’s the obligatory caveat about this result not being definitive, which most coverage by scientists has included. To my non-expert eye, looking at the main graph reproduced everywhere, if you subtract the gravitational lensing background you get something which is much larger at higher values of l than it is supposed to be if it were coming from primordial gravitational waves.
For the implications of this kind of confirmation of inflation, one obvious question is what it means for string theory. Laboratoire de Didactique et d'Epistémologie des Sciences. Forensic Science Central – Forensic Anthropology. Roll Over, Pythagoras: the "Holy Grail" of Math May Have Been Found. What's the Big Idea?
The so-called "holy grail" of mathematics may have just been found. Shinichi Mochizuki, a professor at the Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences at Kyoto University, released a 500-page proof of the abc conjecture in number theory which involves the relationship between prime numbers, which I will attempt to describe as succinctly as possible below. A lot of open theory on prime numbers is based on the abc conjecture. So if verified, Mochizuki's proof would mean a great leap forward in our understanding of primes. It could also be used to help simplify other complex proofs, such as Fermat's last theorem. This is high-level mathematics, which is even inaccessible to many mathematicians. Fluid Dynamics. Mandeloculars on Behance. Fibonacci sacred geometry.