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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 …

European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft crash lands on surface of comet

The European Space Agency has ended its Rosetta mission to a far-away comet by crash-landing the spacecraft on its surface. Rosetta, which carried …

How SpaceX’s New Raptor Engine Will Get Us to Mars

An insane level of power.<p>Before Elon Musk walked on to the stage at the 67th annual International Astronautical Congress to declare exactly how humans are going to become an interplanetary species by colonising Mars, one piece of the gargantuan interplanetary jigsaw had to fall into place to give …

How driverless cars could change our whole future | John Naughton

Vast areas of land are covered in parked cars. When self-driving vehicles become commonplace, we might devote that dead space to something useful instead<p>I’m looking at two photographs of the main street of the small town in which I was born. Both are taken from the same vantage point – looking up …

Autonomous Cars

4-D Printing Is Everything 3-D Printing Wished It Could Be -- Here's Why

Move over, 3-D. 4-D printing soon will allow manufacturers to create shape-shifting products that offer convenience, entertainment, safety, style, and economy.<p>3-D printing recently has done astounding things--scientists have used it to recreate a mummy head, cars, prosthetics and even firearms. …

Labour leadership: Corbyn appeals for unity after re-election

<b>Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected as Labour leader, comfortably defeating his challenger Owen Smith.</b><p>He won 61.8% of the vote, a larger margin of victory than last year.<p>He vowed to bring Labour back together, saying "we have much more in common than divides us", insisting the party could win the …

Great Britain

Should we build a village on the Moon?

The new head of the European Space Agency has a plan – for humanity to build a ‘village on the Moon’. Richard Hollingham asks him why.<p>Professor Johann-Dietrich Woerner has been in his new job as Director General of the European Space Agency (Esa) for a week. In charge of a €4.4 billion annual …

What if the aliens we are looking for are AI?

The search for extraterrestrial life has so far assumed our cosmic neighbours are organic. What if we’re dealing with artificial intelligence?<p>For more than a century we have been broadcasting our presence to the cosmos. This year, the faintest signals from the world’s first major televised event – …

Artificial Intelligence

New study undercuts favorite climate myth ‘more CO2 is good for plants’ | Dana Nuccitelli

A 16-year study found that we’re at a point where more CO2 won’t keep increasing plant production, but higher temperatures will decrease it<p>A new study by scientists at Stanford University, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, tested whether hotter temperatures and …

Climate Change

Space travel in stasis is coming sooner than you think

Once again, the stuff of science fiction becomes reality. Deep space travel could take a number of years to reach a far off destination, and humans …

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How We Can Finally Get to Mars

America is taking its sweet time about getting to Mars. In 1969, shortly after the Apollo 11 moon landing, the prediction was that we’d have boots on …

9 Long-Term Couples Who Can Teach Us A Thing Or Two About Love

True love can last a lifetime!<p>Much ado is made about wedding photos ― and to their credit, they are often cherished for a lifetime. But the fun doesn’t have to end there.<p>These couples decided to document their love with sentimental photoshoots decades later. Hear about their long-lasting …

Frontiers Lecture: What is Relativity and Why Should You Care?

The year 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s publication of his general theory of relativity—a theory almost everyone has heard of, but …

9 Foods That Fight Depression Better Than Medication!

Shares 28K<p>As a depression sufferer who’s spent several years learning to cope with the illness, I can confidently say it’s every bit as physical as …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' New Rocket Outsizes SpaceX

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has unveiled a huge new rocket his space travel company Blue Origin plans to launch by 2020.<p>Bezos announced the new rocket, …

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business

Starting a business isn’t easy. Nothing ever goes as planned. You put in more hours than expected. And there’s a lot of trial and error along the way.<p>…

Why Your Brain Won't Let You Look at These Black Dots All at Once

A new optical illusion is here to break the internet, or at least our minds. The latest visual trick making the rounds is an image of intersecting …

Neurology

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This 25-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your Day | Diets Advisor

Most people go to bed with every intention of awakening with enough time to appropriately begin our day, however after a late evening <i>Game of Thrones</i> …

7 Types of Advanced Cosmic Civilizations

As we go about our daily lives, it helps to step back and take a look at the bigger picture. We are living in what seems like an advanced …

Star Wars

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Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience | John Naughton

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Singularity

Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking warn over 'killer robots'

A group of concerned scientists, researchers and academics, including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have warned that a military artificial intelligence arms race could soon develop if preventative measures are not taken.<p>A global arms race is "virtually inevitable" if any major military power …

Musk, Hawking warn of 'inevitable' killer robot arms race

A global robotic arms race "is virtually inevitable" unless a ban is imposed on autonomous weapons, Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and 1,000 academics, …

Converse Chucks redesigned with Nike tech for comfort

For the first time in the 98 years since the Chuck Taylor shoe was released, Converse has issued a redesign. This is the Chuck Taylor II, complete …

Ex Machinations in the Turing Test

In the recently released <i>Ex Machina</i>, directed by Alex Garland, we see a beautiful but ultimately disturbing future on the horizon. It is one where the …

This robot passed a 'self-awareness' test that only humans could handle until now

An experiment led by Professor Selmer Bringsjord of New York's Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute used the classic "wise men" logic puzzle to put a group of robots to the test.<p>The roboticists used a version of this riddle to see if a robot is able to distinguish itself from others.<p>Bringsjord and his …

Robotics

Anti-Drone Systems Are Starting to Take Off

Camera drones have opened a whole new world of possibilities for photographers looking for a way to capture aerial images, but the meteoric rise in …