Elias Wilson

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10 Dreamy Parisian Homes

Paris, also known as "The City of Light", is a breathtaking city. Full of incredible architecture, savory food, delicious wine, and legendary art, it is a guarantee that you will enjoy yourself in this romantic city.<p>Step inside ten chic Parisian homes that we can't get enough of.

Interior Design

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Astronomy

Scientists Measure Antimatter for the First Time

Using a laser to excite the antiparticles (positrons and antiprotons), scientists can begin to measure the atomic structure of some of the most mysterious material in the universe.<p>Antimatter isn't the absurd theoretical substance it sounds like—it's just material composed of particles that have the …

21 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2016

2016 may have been a terrible year in many ways, but there was still some undeniable good to come out of the past 12 months.<p>For proof, look no …

How do you create energy from magnets and plasma hotter than the centre of the Sun?

Tokamak Energy says fusion energy could be powering UK homes in just 15 years.<p>Nuclear fusion is often touted as the Holy Grail of sustainable energy. …

We Played Apple's New Game That Teaches Kids How To Code

One recent evening, I spent my 40-minute commute guiding a friendly cyclops around a maze in search of gems. After moving the creature with a series …

Scientists Have Developed Solar Cells 100 Times Thinner Than a Human Hair

Solar will eat the world.<p>Solar power is totally peaking right now, smashing through cost barriers that previously held the technology back, to the …

Clean Energy

Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

Universe

World’s oldest computer from 60BC used to read stars and tell future, study reveals

An astronomical calculator dating back to 60BC Ancient Greece may have also been used to predict the future, researchers have revealed.<p>The …

The world’s oldest computer is still revealing its secrets

“Nothing like this instrument is preserved elsewhere. Nothing comparable to it is known from any ancient scientific text or literary allusion,” he …

World's oldest computer continues to reveal secrets of the ancient world

Item 15087 wasn't much to look at, particularly compared to other wonders uncovered from the shipwreck at Antikythera, Greece, in 1901. The …

Wild-Looking Glow-In-The-Dark Sidewalks Could Spell The End Of Streetlights

Cement is about to get lit.<p>The world's dullest building material just got a lot more exciting.<p>A scientist in Mexico announced earlier this month that he had developed solar-powered, glow-in-the-dark cement that could be used to illuminate roads, bike lanes and walking paths, according to the news …