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A lesson from the world's most inspirational physics teacher

Italian theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli is telling a packed classroom of 15- and 16-year-olds that science is about not believing what your teachers tell you. While it might seem like a counter-intuitive stance, it’s all part of today’s lesson.<p>Enter The Telegraph STEM Awards 2017 for the chance …

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Schrödinger's microbe: physicists plan to put living organism in two places at once

A radical demonstration of quantum theory could see a bacterium suspended in an uncertain state similar to that famously endured by Schrödinger’s cat<p>Physicists have drawn up plans to put a living organism in two places at once in a radical demonstration of quantum theory.<p>The scientists aim to …

Quantum Physics

Articles about 8 examples cedar modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

After noticing a number of projects that feature interesting circular windows, we decided it's time to give them a moment in the...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for …

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now

When starting a business, you need all the help you can get. Use these six TED Talks to help guide you on your entrepreneurial journey.<p>Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a …

Entrepreneurship

Pet Owners Mimic Their Dogs in Adorable Look-Alike Portraits

German photographer Ines Opifanti demonstrates that dog owners are experts when it comes to imitating their furry friends. “<i>The Dog People</i> is an ongoing project where dog owners try to mimic their dogs' facial expressions,” the artist explains. “While I don't believe in the common folk wisdom …

Spectacular Installation of 100,000 Illuminated Balloons Float Inside of London Market

From August 27 to September 27, the 19th Century Market Building in London's Covent Garden is home to 100,000 giant white balloons, an installation aptly titled <i>Heartbeat</i>. This awe-inspiring display is the work of French artist Charles Ptillon–his first public art installation–and it stretches 54 …

Why no one can pull 2 phone books apart

People, trucks, and even military tanks have tried and failed the task of pulling apart two phone books lying face up with their pages interleaved, like a shuffled deck of cards.<p>While physicists have long known that this must be due to enormous frictional forces, exactly how these forces are …

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Google and GoPro team up to take virtual reality to mass market | Financial Times

Google has teamed up with GoPro to make its first big push into virtual reality, in the hope of turning the technology into a mass market …

Virtual Reality

Articles about these 6 prefabs have us buzzing on Dwell.com - Dwell

SXSW Eco is just around the corner, and Dwell will be on the scene, covering the conference and hosting a party! Be sure to join...<p>Introducing Honeycomb...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched …

Prefab Homes

Designer produces 60 logos in 60 days

With designers constantly seeking new ways to get inspired, it seems self-initiated projects are the way to go; one such example was typographer …

Women With This Gene Are More Likely to Cheat, Research Suggests

Blame it on biology.<p>When it comes to infidelity, men often get away with blaming their behaviour on the 'biological urge' to spread their seed. But …

Biology

The average CEO now makes $37,000 a day, more than the average worker does in a year

The average CEO made more in one day last year than the average worker did for all of 2014.<p>Chief executives of S&P 500 companies averaged $13.5 …

CEOs

Winged Insects Built from Repurposed Computer Circuit Boards and Video Game Systems | Colossal

<p>Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell works with components salvaged from old computers and video game systems to make an entire …

Taxonomy

These Clever Lamps Roll Up Like A Window Shade

French designer Bina Baitel is releasing a collection of lamps during Milan Design Week that will give owners ultimate control over how they light their spaces. The Recto-Verso lamps are super thin OLED devices, divided into panel segments that roll up like a window shade. Expose all of the light …

OLEDs

The Large Hadron Collider: Shedding light

A bank holiday may not feel like the best time to grapple with the complexities of the so-called Standard Model of particle physics, but as millions of us relax, scientists operating the <b>Large Hadron Collider (LHC)</b>, on the Franco-Swiss border, are embarking on an attempt to push the boundaries of …

Physics

Large Hadron Collider restarts after two-year rebuild

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1158000/1158044_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524735461_916367e587308c3f4f518f82d99513ac<p><b>The Large Hadron Collider has restarted, with protons circling the machine's 27km tunnel for the first time in more than two years.</b><p>Particle beams have …

Life at the Limits: Amazing Species Gallery

Animals have some amazing abilities, from a Hercules beetle that can lift 80 times its weight to the microscopic water bear (or tardigrade) that can …

Nature

Remarkable 240-Year-Old Doll Automaton Can Write Actual Programmable Text

Designed and constructed in the 1770s, this extraordinary little doll is actually a self-operating machine that's believed by some to be one of the oldest examples of a computer. Known as “The Writer,” the automaton was built by Swiss-born watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz in order to entertain …

Dolls

What causes hiccups?

Hiccups seem to have no purpose in adults. Dr Karl explains the anatomy of this really annoying phenomenon.<p>You almost certainly had your first hiccup …

The Quest to Push a Human-Powered Bike to 90 MPH

If Todd Reichert cannot regain control of his ultrafast bike, he will be cast at 75 mph into the unforgiving rock and scrub that lies beside the …

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17 Funny Animals Appear to Be Taking Photos with Cameras

Watch out, photographers! Looks like someone is trying to take your job! Over the past few years we've seen a number of hilarious photos of animals looking as if they're about to take pictures. Rather than being the subject of a photo, they want to be the one snapping it. And we're not just talking …

Ton Matton's Chicken Cabinet

"Free range furniture" that serves as three-chicken fresh egg station<p>Dutch designer Ton Matton teaches at the Wendorf Academy, a design lab in the …

Hadron Collider set to be restarted this weekend

Final preparations being made to send two beams of high-energy particles racing through 16 miles of circular underground tunnels that form Large Hadron Collider<p>Scientists expect to restart the world's biggest and most powerful atom smasher this weekend, potentially opening up a new era in physics.<p>A …