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450 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in December

Six years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Computer Science

How to visit the Dominican Tree House Village

The Dominican Tree House Village is located in the jungle of the Samana peninsula, of the Dominican Republic. It is a resort made up of tree houses, …

Hackers publish private photos from cosmetic surgery clinic

Criminal group that broke into servers of Lithuanian clinic demands bitcoin ransom payments from clients after releasing 25,000 pictures<p>Hackers have published more than 25,000 private photos, including nude pictures, and other personal data from patients of a Lithuanian cosmeticsurgery clinic, …

How We Define Distance In An Expanding Universe

Recently the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) has completed the largest map of the universe thus far. The map focuses on the positions of quasars. These objects are powered by supermassive black holes in the centers of galaxies, and are so bright they can be seen from the farthest regions of the …

What Things Should Every Physics Major Know?

Over the weekend, cosmologist and author Sean Carroll tweeted about what physics majors should know, namely that “the Standard Model is an SU(3)xSU(2)xU(1) gauge theory, and know informally what that means.” My immediate reaction to this was pretty much in line with Brian Skinner’s, namely that …

Physics

NASA released incredible new animations of a star that exploded with the energy of 100 million suns

New animations released by NASA are recasting a groundbreaking astronomical moment in a whole new light.<p>On February 24, 1987, astronomers Oscar Dhalde and Ian Shelton witnessed an incredible sight atop a Chilean mountain: a new star in the night sky. Soon, however, they realized it was not a star's …

Universe

George Harrison’s Entire Studio Catalog to Get Vinyl Reissue

To mark what would have been George Harrison‘s 74th birthday on February 25th, the Beatles guitarist’s entire solo catalog will be reissued on</i> …

Intelligence is being bred out of the gene pool

Intelligence and education are being bred out of the human gene pool, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from deCODE, a genetics firm in Iceland, …

MacBook Pro might become a lot more 'pro' this year, report claims

There was no shortage of complaints about Apple's refreshed, 2016 MacBook Pro line, be it shoddy battery life or absence of any ports besides USB-C. …

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens.<p>A new analysis of strange modulations in a …

The Science Behind Purple Kush, and the Colors of Cannabis

Let us take you through the rainbow of cannabis colors.<p>Before cannabinoid testing and genetic profiling of the cannabis plant, consumers would judge a batch of weed based on its smell, taste, and color. In fact, a whopping 93 percent of buyers make a purchasing choice contingent on the color and …