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The Ideas of Analytic Cubism

December 1, 2016<p>Alias of Ksenija Pantelić<p>The <b>term analytic cubism</b> defines the early phase of Cubism and it describes the innovations and …

After Centuries, Scientists Have Finally Figured Out How Water Conducts Electricity

One of life's most fundamental processes has been witnessed.<p>It's a textbook moment centuries in the making: more than 200 years after scientists …

Nanoengineers Produce A Battery Alternative That Charges A Cell Phone In Seconds

The list of things with lithium-ion batteries just keeps growing. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, game controllers, cordless power tools, grooming products, digital cameras, camcorders, e-cigarettes, cars and more all rely on lithium-ion batteries. It’s great to have this stuff but keeping …

Batteries

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This New Jersey woman wonders whether her partner is using her for a mortgage.<p>4:41 p.m. June 26, 2018<p>After Sarah Sanders was asked to leave a Red Hen …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists Say They've Produced The First 'Supersolid', And It's Even Stranger Than Predicted

Liquid and solid at the same time.<p>At its most simple, matter can come in the form of a solid, a liquid, a gas, or plasma. But what if you could …

We Spent Winter In New Zealand Photographing The Incredible Night Sky

We are Jake and Jo – astrophotographers based in Queenstown, NZ who spent this last Winter photographing the night sky in some of New Zealand’s most …

Physics Breakthrough: Quasiparticle Formation Was Observed for the First Time Ever

Understanding Quasiparticles<p>A quasiparticle is a concept of a state or phenomena that occurs in many-body systems or solid-state materials — like …

Researchers Accidentally Make Batteries Last 400 Times Longer

Gels and nanowires<p>Smartphones, tablets, and most other electronics rely on rechargeable batteries, but after a few thousand uses the batteries start to lose their ability to hold a charge. The batteries of today are mainly lithium, and over time that lithium corrodes inside the battery.<p>Instead of …

Clean Energy

Before the Big Bang there was another universe and a new one will emerge after ours collapses

New model of cosmology reveals the physics of the universe before the Big Bang.<p>The universe started with the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, but …

The Surprising Power Of Really Simple Physics

We’re about halfway through the academic term at Union College, where I’m teaching introductory Newtonian physics using the Matter and Interactions curriculum. We just hit one of my favorite topics from this book (though I’m not sure students would pick this out as a highlight), which is where it …

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How Big Rockets Break Apart Buildings

The engineers who designed and built the Saturn V rocket knew it was a behemoth, but no one was totally prepared for what it would be like to actually witness it leaving the Earth. As Apollo 4’s five F-1 engines roared to life on the morning of November 9, 1967, it shook the ground and rattled …

Space Exploration

Tech billionaires convinced we live in the Matrix are secretly funding scientists to help break us out of it

Some of the world’s richest and most powerful people are convinced that we are living in a computer simulation. And now they’re trying to do …

Here's How To Fix The Big Problems With Elon Musk's Mars Spaceship

This week electrovehicle and space transit magnate Elon Musk unveiled his master plan for the human race to become “a multi-planetary species”, …

Jedi scientists freeze light in midair to bring quantum computers a step closer to reality

Remember that scene in "The Force Awakens" where the dark side warrior Kylo Ren stops a laser blast in mid-air? In a Canberra laboratory, physicists …

Quantum computing advances with control of entanglement

When the quantum computer was imagined 30 years ago, it was revered for its potential to quickly and accurately complete practical tasks often …

Turkey Criticizes World Leaders For Lack Of Syrian Refugee Response

In his speeches at the U.N., President Erdogan called on the international community to do its part to share the burden of the conflict.<p>UNITED NATIONS ― Turkey has lambasted the international community for what it feels is an inadequate response to the Syrian crisis and for neglecting to fully …

The development of urban nightlife, 1940s hipsters, & the rise of dating

Cities in the early days of the United States were mostly quiet at night. People who left the comfort of their own homes at night could often be …

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Peter Szijjarto: 'Migration became a security threat' | Politics

Story highlights<p>More than a million refugees and migrants reached Europe by sea in 2015.<br>• More than 3,770 migrants were reported to have died trying to cross the Mediterranean in 2015.<br>• Syrians accounted for almost a third, with 362,775 people arriving to Europe.<br>• More than a third of all applicants in …

Teleported Laser Pulses? Quantum Teleportation Approaches Sci-Fi Level

Crewmembers aboard the starship Enterprise on the iconic TV series "Star Trek" could "beam up" from planets to starships, making travel between great …

Quantum Physics

New era of human embryo gene editing begins

A Swedish scientist is gene editing healthy human embryos, and he is probably not alone, researchers say.<p>Chinese researchers have twice reported …

Genetics

For first time, individual atoms seen keeping away from each other - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

If you bottle up a gas and try to image its atoms using today’s most powerful microscopes, you will see little more than a shadowy blur. Atoms zip …

You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

• Information overload sucks, so we aggressively filter.<br>• Lack of meaning is confusing, so we fill in the gaps.<br>• We need to act fast lest we lose our chance, so we jump to conclusions.<br>• This isn’t getting easier, so we try to remember the important bits.<p><b>We don’t see everything.</b> Some of the information we …

The Brain

Vincent van Gogh Was Definitely Crazy, but Doctors Aren’t Sure Why

Art World<p>One author blames foxglove in a new book.<p>,<p>Over 100 years after his death, today’s medical professionals agree that Vincent van Gogh suffered …

North Korea Could Be 5 Years Away From Making A Nuclear Missile

They have nukes and missiles, now they need to combine them<p>Launching a ballistic missile is a solved problem. It was first solved in World War II, when German V-2 rockets flew over 220 miles to rain death on the United Kingdom. During the Cold War, the potential to deliver a nuclear attack with a …

European leaders agree to post-Brexit ‘road map’

EU leaders, meeting without their British counterpart on Friday, said they had come up with a “road map” of strategies for rebuilding public trust in the European Union after the shock of Britain’s vote to leave.<p>“We have a proposal of a road map for concrete steps for strengthening citizens …

Why people get more stupid in a crowd

The “wisdom of crowds” doesn’t always apply – sometimes group-think nudges people to make wrong-headed decisions.<p>The downstairs room of a central London pub is not where most psychologists would choose to stage an experiment in decision-making, but for Daniel Richardson it is ideal. A researcher at …

Why Is Socialism So Damned Attractive?

<i>What is the attraction of socialism?</i> The Cato Institute held a policy forum Wednesday to consider that question, featuring talks from the moral …

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