Brandon Short

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The real cost of a trip to Mars could be brain damage

Last month, SpaceX founder Elon Musk detailed his ambitious plan to build a city on Mars during this century, drawing praise, mockery and everything in between.<p>The billionaire CEO, who also runs Tesla Motors, focused his presentation on the transportation system between Earth and the Red Planet …

Space Travel

PGS Handheld Game Console Lets Us Play PC Games on the Move

Lots of mobile games are too casual to draw our attention. Feel the same? Take a look at PGS, the handheld game console lets us play PC games on the …

Gear & Gadgets

What is a “particle”?

Quantum physics says everything is made of particles, but what does that actually mean? “Is he a dot or is he a speck? When he's underwater, does he …

The Nintendo Game Boy 1up Handhold Game Console Inspired by Classic Game Boy

The original Game Boy in the 80s has been outmoded, but many games from the classic handheld game console are still parts of pop culture even today …

Retrogaming

Chaos Theory: The Glorious Unpredictability of Young Thug

Atlanta producer Dun Deal remembers when he first met a 16-year-old kid named Jeffrey Williams, now better known the rapper Young Thug. "He was always a cool person; he always dressed weird," says Deal, who helped craft Thug's first true viral hit, "Stoner". "And the way he used to write his music …

Will the LHC be able to test String Theory?

Definitely maybe.<p>String theory, the final theory, the mythical arbiter of truth heralding the end of science. Praised for its awe-inspiring beauty …

A new tool measures the distance between phonon collisions

Chen and his colleagues came to their conclusion after devising an experiment to measure heat carriers' "mean free path" distribution in a material. …

Physics

How Mitski and K Rizz are Debunking Asian Female Stereotypes in Music

<i>Photo via Instagram</i><p>Whether it’s Gwen Stefani’s dancer-posse Harajuku Girls or Puccini’s <i>Madame Butterfly</i>, the way Asian women are portrayed in music culture is no different from how they are stereotyped in the mainstream. The image of us is based on the fantasy of exoticized subservience—a …

Here's Why It'll Take Us Decades to Master Nuclear Fusion

This is why we can’t use safe, clean nuclear fusion power yet.<p><i>This article was written by Matthew Hole, from the Australian National University and</i> …

University of South Carolina

Our department is a national leader for teaching, research and innovation in the fundamental chemical and biochemical sciences that are helping shape …

South Carolina

Scott Collins - Department of Chemistry - University of Maine

Professor of Chemistry; Cooperating Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Prof. Graduate School for Biological Science, co-Director of …

Nanotech

Faculty Profile of Molly Shoichet

Research<p>Our research program requires a cross disciplinary approach where aspects of engineering, chemistry, and biology are applied to the field of …

DARPA is expanding the technological frontier by harnessing quantum physics and new chemistry

DARPA today released Breakthrough Technologies for National Security DARPA described how they are expanding the technological frontier.<p>DARPA’s core …

Migos Announce YRN Tha Album

<i>Photo by</i> <i>Diwang Valdez</i><p>Migos: "One Time" (via SoundCloud)<p>After coming out with a string of huge mixtapes and singles over the past couple years, Migos have finally announced their debut album. <i>YRN Tha Album</i> is out June 16 via Quality Control.<p>It's set to feature Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, and Chris Brown, …

Method Man Walks Back Once Upon a Time in Shaolin Criticism, Says He "Can't Stand" Cilvaringz

Wu-Tang Clan recently revealed that the one-of-a-kind album <i>Once Upon a Time in Shaolin</i> wouldn't get a wide public release for at least 88 years. In an interview with <i>XXL</i>, Method Man was asked how he felt about the plan and replied, "That shit is fuckin' stupid." Now, he's walked back those comments …