Alejandro León

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2016 June 20 - Sunrise Solstice over Stonehenge

<b>Sunrise Solstice over Stonehenge</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Max Alexander, STFC, SPL<p><b>Explanation:</b> Today the Sun reaches its northernmost point in planet …

Scientists Develop 'Bionic Leaf' That Turns Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

The days of drilling for oil are numbered.<p>Westend61 via Getty Images<p>Scientists at Harvard University have found a way to create liquid fuels using …

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Gravitational Waves Could Reveal a Stringy Universe, Say Physicists

Time to brush up on your string theory.<p>Back in February, physicists gave us one of the most exciting scientific discoveries of the century - the …

Digital Music Couldn't Exist Without the Fourier Transform

This is the Fourier Transform. You can thank it for providing the music you stream every day, squeezing down the images you see on the Internet into …

8 reinterpretaciones modernas de clásicos con las que BMW consiguió enamorarnos

La sorpresa del fin de semana ha sido, sin duda alguna, el imponente BMW 2002 Hommage. En BMW siguen fieles a su tradición, la de crear …

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The Textures Of Venice

There's A Powerful And Mysterious Signal Coming From The Core Of The Milky Way

Dark matter is one of the greatest revelations in modern physics. Even though it hasn’t been directly detected yet, we know that it makes up around …

Dark Matter

Thirty Years Ago, Lancia Stuffed a Ferrari V8 And Created The "Thema Hellcat"

The front-drive Thema 8.32 was the Maranello sedan that Ferrari never built.<p>Lancia lashed its ailing life raft to the boats of Saab, Fiat, and Alfa Romeo in the hopes that a rising tide might raise all their ships. The Type Four collaboration that resulted gave four disparate manufacturers four …

¿Sirven para algo los hackatones?

Dentro de la "gran ola" que estamos surfeando alrededor de la innovación abierta y las <i>startups</i>, hay una palabra que desde hace unos años, seguro, que …

Einstein v. Roberts

In the recent U.S. Supreme Court hearing on A. Fisher v. the University of Texas about university admission policies regarding minority students, …

Framing

Understanding The Messy, Unreliable Science Of Happiness

<i>Unique to humans, happiness is one of the hardest emotions to define or understand. What do we really know about the science of happiness?</i>Image …

Happiness

iPhone SE: así compite frente a los mejores terminales de entre 400 y 500 euros

Apple ha realizado con su iPhone SE una nueva incursión en un segmento de smarphones que podemos considerar para ellos como de entrada. Para Apple es …

Mitos y realidades sobre la autonomía de los teléfonos móviles

La autonomía de las baterías con las que contamos en nuestros dispositivos móviles es limitada, y la queja es constante: avanzamos mucho en otras …

Bob Ebeling, Engineer Who Predicted Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion, Dies

It was a chilly January morning and Bob Ebeling, an employee at NASA contractor Morton Thiokol, was panicking.<p>As a booster rocket engineer, Ebeling had intimate knowledge of how the space shuttle Challenger would perform in cold weather. And the rubber O-ring seals designed to keep burning rocket …

Critics brutally took down 'Batman v Superman' — here are the problems they had with it

A big reason for that? A lot of the movie doesn't deliver on what the title promises. But there are also a lot of other issues.<p>With a rating of only 30% on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, this was not how the film's studio, Warner Bros., was hoping to launch one of its biggest movies of the …

Supernova Explosion Captured In Video Form For The First Time

It’s virtually impossible to comprehend the scale of a supernova explosion. When a dying star finally explodes into oblivion, the energy emitted is …

Universe

How to road-trip Canada on a budget

Canada is big and beautiful, but climate, distance and the high cost of domestic travel make it hard to get to know her. Having the freedom to throw your stuff in the trunk and set off as you please makes self-driving a tempting way to explore this frequently spectacular country.<p>The Trans-Canada …

¿Quién se lucra con el negocio de la guerra?

Les ponemos nombre. En el dossier de <i>La Marea</i> de febrero detallamos quiénes son los principales fabricantes de <b>material bélico</b> en el mundo, su conexión …

Microsoft predicts practical quantum computers within 10 years

A new era of ultra-powerful computing will arrive within the next decade, Microsoft researchers have predicted, as quantum computing systems capable …

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El secreto de baterías mejores podría no estar en la química, sino en la fabricación

Hace unos años <b>Yet-Ming Chiang</b> prometía revolucionar el segmento de las baterías de Ión-Litio con su empresa, A123. Este profesor de ciencia de los …

2015 es el año en que podemos plantearnos el autoabastecimiento eléctrico en serio: estos son los números

Ahora que las baterías domésticas de Tesla parecen haber dado el impulso que le hacía falta a la energía solar fotovoltaica para el autoconsumo, …

35 películas que toda mente creativa debe ver antes de morir

Toda mente creativa tiene el don de contar con un buen gusto por la <b>cultura visual</b>. Ésta puede materializarse a través de diferentes prismas y uno de …