Billy Pezzuti

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How to solve Einstein’s Election Riddle: are you in that two per cent?

Before I give the solution, I’ll restate the question:<p><i>There are five houses with the outside walls painted in five different ways. David, Ed, Nick, Nicola and Nigel each live in one of the houses. They each drink a certain type of coffee, have a preferred mode of transport and keep a certain pet.</i> …

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How It Works: The Toyota Mirai

The hydrogen-powered car hits streets this fall<p>In the past year, three automakers--Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai--have debuted new hydrogen cars. The biggest launch is likely the Toyota Mirai, which will hit U.S. streets this fall. Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have for years been the white whales of the …

Vegan Puff Pastry - As Requested! XApple Pie Rose Puff Pastries!

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Motion-detecting nanosensor could detect life on other planets

Humankind's search for life on other planets continues, and we all hope that we can find something that won't rise up and colonise us.<p>Maybe some …

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Watch the Space Station fly by the moon at over 17,000 mph

Space geeks, rejoice!<p>It’s not something you’d ever be able to spot with your naked eyes, but thanks to a new video, we’re now able to say we’ve seen the International Space Station (ISS) flying by the moon at high speed.<p>In the video, shot in Ganot, Israel by Gadi Eidelheit, we see the moon, quiet …

Where Did Europa’s Water Geyser Go? Hubble Double-Checking Its Work

Rendering showing the location and size of water vapor plumes coming from Europa’s south pole. Credit: NASA/ESA/L. Roth/SWRI/University of CologneIt …

15 Amazing Space Missions to Watch in 2015

Space fans have a lot to look forward to next year.<p>Closely watched spacecraft are expected to start pumping out science, while private spaceflight …

There Are Parts Of The Universe We Will Never Be Able To See

We're really lucky to live in our Universe with our particular laws of physics. At least, that's what we keep telling ourselves. The laws of physics can be cruel and unforgiving, and should you try and cross them, they will crush you like a bug.<p>Here at Universe Today, we embrace our Physics …

A solar wind workhorse marks 20 years of science discoveries

In 1997, another solar wind monitor joined the L1 neighborhood. The Advanced Composition Explorer, or ACE, was designed both to measure properties of …

UK scientists plan to grow lettuce on Mars

Photos of the lettuce are to be transmitted to Earth so the public and scientists would be able to watch the lettuce mature<p>A team of scientists have created a plan to grow lettuce on Mars, and it has been short-listed to be included in a future space flight to the red planet.<p>The project, being run …

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Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

The Year’s Most Awesome Photos of Space | WIRED

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Watch Raindrops Make Asteroid-Like Collisions [Slo-Mo Video]

Researchers are making it rain to get to the bottom of impact craters<p>When rain hits the dirt in your backyard, complicated stuff happens inside each water droplet. The energy of the impact causes things like "shock compression," "fast granular flows," and "capillary interactions." And don’t even …

It found the God particle... now a souped-up version of the Large Hadron Collider aims to solve some of the even deeper mysteries of the universe

• The world's biggest particle collider is located near Geneva, Switzerland<br>• It has been undergoing a two-year refit at a cost of £97 million<br>• It was shut …

Boeing And BlackBerry Team Up To Make Top Secret Phone

This phone will self-destruct in 30 seconds<p>We already have the Blackphone for the security-conscious consumer, but now aerospace giant Boeing is looking to create its own bespoke secret phone for people working on defense and national-security contracts, the Boeing Black. (Black is, apparently, all …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

Examining Martian Meteorites, Scientists Think They’ve Found The Red Planet’s Missing Water

Mars is, largely, a cold, dead world. There's still some water left at the poles and in the thin air, but for the most part Mars appears quite dry. …

Why monsters haunt Christmas in Europe but not America

The worst isn’t the screams or the snow or the mind-numbing blare of “Night on Bald Mountain” on repeat. It’s the cowbells: a rusty jangle that means the Christmas monsters are coming.<p>Until Jan. 6, demons, witches and monsters haunt Europe.<p>The season of terror actually begins on Dec. 5, the eve of …

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NASA ponders airship city above Venus

NASA is floating the idea of a permanent human city above the surface of Venus using blimps so astronauts can study one of the most hostile …

The Coolest-Looking New Species Of 2014

PopSci's pick of the litter<p>The world is so abundant with strange species, scientists describe new ones every year. Here at <i>Popular Science</i>, we picked a few of our favorites from this year to share. This is a small fraction of the species scientists name in a year. Just today, the California Academy …

New arthritis implant hailed as ‘magic’

A new treatment for arthritis sufferers has been hailed as “magic” by a woman who had a pioneering electronic implant fitted.<p>Monique Robroek, who took part in a study at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, told Sky News she had seen a major improvement in her condition, having previously …

Was Monkey Actually Trying to Revive Shocked Companion?

The primate spent 20 minutes nipping, pushing, and poking its passed-out comrade.<p>Do monkeys know how to give CPR?<p><b>That's the question circulating on the Internet this week, after a video depicting one monkey apparently saving the life of another after an accident at an Indian train station went</b> …

In fossilized fish eye, rods and cones preserved for 300 million years

Scientists have discovered a fossilized fish so well preserved that the rods and cones in its 300-million-year-old eyeballs are still visible under a scanning electron microscope.<p>It is the first time that fossilized photoreceptors from a vertebrate eye have ever been found, according to a paper …

What the 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.<p>It's an experiment in self-control for preschoolers dreamed up by psychologist Dr. Walter Mischel. While the rules of his experiment are easy, the results are far more complex …

The women’s voices that make men feel all tingly – and why

Scientists say that have discovered that a man’s skin really does tingle when he hears a woman speak.<p>From Lauren Bacall’s killer line “You know how to whistle don’t you?” in the 1944 classic To Have and Have Not, to Mariella Frostrup’s honey-on-gravel huskiness, women’s voices have renowned powers …

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The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

1 The West Antarctic ice sheet enters irreversible decline<p><b>13 January</b><p>In January and May we heard news of the “irreversible decline” of the West Antarctic ice sheet. Stark headlines reported three studies of huge glaciers flowing into the Amundsen Sea that, if right, could mean a considerable …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Why No One Can Remember Being A Baby

Infants' memories may be wiped clean by the genesis of new brain cells, a study in rodents suggests.<p>The findings offer an explanation for why people can't recall memories from early childhood, a century-old mystery.<p>The study's authors "make a very interesting and compelling case," says …

The World's Loudest Sound Caused Shock Waves 100,000 Times That of a Hydrogen Bomb

A lithograph of the eruption (circa 1888).<p>On 27 August 1883, the Earth made the loudest noise in recorded history. Emanating from the island of …