David Rodrigues

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How To Generate More Alpha Brain Waves

Alpha brain waves are one type of brain wave that correspond to a certain state of consciousness. In terms of oscillations, they are measured by an …

Everything we know about the Big Bang could be wrong

A radical new theory developed by researchers in Egypt and Canada argues the universe has no single point of origin<p>Could the Big Bang theory be wrong? A proposed new model of the universe argues yes—the universe has no origin point at all.<p>In science, the theories with the most staying power are the …

Physics

A Crypto Trick That Makes Software Nearly Impossible to Reverse-Engineer

Software reverse engineering, the art of pulling programs apart to figure out how they work, is what makes it possible for sophisticated hackers to …

Quantum Physics made simple by a Pinay physicist

Quantum physics suggests some peculiar phenomena that have excited and distressed many great minds, even including Einstein. In her essay, Pinay …

GuardBot robot ball: an autonomous eye for the military

The military could have a new robotic aid in the future, and it’ll come in the form of a large studded rubber ball. Called the GuardBot, this robot …

Cute

Time Travel IS Possible, This Physicist Just Demonstrated It

For many the concept of time travel is nothing more than domain of science fiction writers and Hollywood movie magic, but what if you could …

Navy Funds A Small Robot Army To Study The Arctic

Earlier this month the U.S. Navy's research office rented out a conference center in Washington, D.C., to show off some of its hottest new technology.<p>On display was an electromagnetic gun, and drones that could swarm around an enemy ship. But it wasn't all James Bond-style gadgets.<p>In a little side …

Global Warming

WashPost exposes Obama's disastrous Iran nuclear weapons deal point by horrible point - Geller Report

Obama’s submission to Iran is worse than we imagined. It means war. A war of unimaginable proportions. This deal is not a gamechanger, it’s a …

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

The Tech Skills And Courses Google Recommends For Software Engineers

Software engineering is one of the most in-demand and best paying careers, but learning computer science can also pay off even if you don't do it …

Field electron emission

<b>Field electron emission</b> (also known as <b>field emission</b> (<b>FE</b>) and <b>electron field emission</b>) is emission of electrons induced by an electrostatic field. The …

PBT Consulting

Everyone knows about those big brightly colored blocks that babies and toddlers play with. Well, those are sooooo 20th century. Now parents can give …

The Original Black Hole For Interstellar Was Too Confusing

One of the many reasons why <i>Interstellar</i> was such a wonderful movie was that it used genuine scientific equations to show what happens in the vicinity …

Black Holes

Five things we learned from England v Italy in the Six Nations

Analysis taking in England’s strength in the third quarter and growing leadership on the field, through to Italy’s participation coming under scrutiny once again • Stuart Lancaster: England had an emotional hangover • Six Nations match report: England 47 Italy 17<p><b>Non-starters but finishers</b><p>England, …

Lineup

Six Nations 2015: Wales must rediscover attacking instincts against Scotland

Wales have been on the defensive since start of second half against England, something they'll have to put right against Scotland<p>Since the moment scrum-half Rhys Webb botched a box kick inside his own 22 at the start of the second half against England, Wales have been on the defensive<p>First it was</b> …

Comments of the Week #48: From gravitational waves to seeing black holes

“Life is strong and fragile. It’s a paradox… It’s both things, like quantum physics: It’s a particle and a wave at the same time. It all exists all …

Black Holes

Bellator 133 video: Behold – Alexander Shlemenko's spinning-backfist knockout

Get ready to watch this knockout on Bellator MMA highlight reels for years to come.<p>Friday’s Bellator 133 headliner between Alexander Shlemenko and …

Inside the Large Hadron Collider: How IT powers the greatest experiment in history

Tape storage and distributed computing are at the core of the latest discoveries in the field of physics.<p>At the press of a button, the largest …

Physics

What You Need To Know About Facebook Changes on Flipboard

Facebook announced changes to the content they’re willing to share with third parties, including Flipboard. We want to give you a head’s up about what this means for you. Here’s what you need to know:<p>If you are among the two percent of readers who views Facebook on Flipboard, we regret to tell you …

Video Friday: Robots Push It to the Limit, Designing a Drone, and Zoomer Kitty

Next week promises to be an amazing one for robotics. We’re getting word that there will be not one, not two, but <b>three new robot announcements</b>. We’ll …

Robotics
Physics

The Week in Review: Apple Watch Revealed

Apple unveiled details of the long-awaited Apple Watch, along with other product announcements and updates, during an event on Monday.<p>The watch, which will ship on April 24, will come in three different versions. The Apple Watch Sport is the least expensive and comes with a plastic band, while the …

Is Gravity from a Parallel Universe Creating "Dark Energy"?

String theorists Neil Turok of Cambridge University and Paul Steinhardt, Albert Einstein Professor in Science and Director of the Center for …

Infographics

Army Corp Of Engineers Agrees To Help Find Ways To Curb Fairfield Co. Flooding

<b>FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork)</b> – Help to stem the tide of flooding Fairfield County is on the way.<p>The Army Corp of Engineers has agreed to look at the …

Sun Unleashes Its First X-Class Monster Flare of 2015

The sun unleashed its first super-powerful flare of the year on Wednesday, and the intense eruption was aimed directly at Earth, space weather experts say.<p>The monster X-class solar flare, the strongest category of sun storms, originated from a sunspot known as Active Region 12297 and peaked at …

Astronomy

Death By Slapstick: Will The DARPA Robotics Challenge's Final, Grueling Stage Kill The Humanoid Bot?

With training wheels off, many robots in the Pentagon's competition will fall all over themselves<p>Yesterday, DARPA revealed two important pieces of news, regarding the final stage of the world's most ambitious robotics competition.<p>The first was the full lineup of teams headed to the DARPA Robotics …