Glenn Chase

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A 360-Degree Tour of Ansel Adams, the Photographer That Broke All the Rules

<i>Ansel Adams [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons</i>When you think of the giants in the photography industry - especially in the 20th Century - Ansel …

Get Your Free Guide to Astrophotography from Sky & Telescope!

If you've glimpsed a photo of the colorful Orion nebula or Saturn's proud rings, you've probably wondered . . . could I do that? The idea of …

We Just Figured out How to Activate Stem Cells to Treat Baldness

External Problem. Internal Solution.<p>Researchers have already explored ways to use stem cells to treat everything from diabetes to aging, and now, a …

Stem Cells

World's Biggest Solar Thermal Power Plant Just Got Approved in Australia

It's so beautiful!<p>The onward march of renewables continues: an Australian state government has greenlit the biggest solar thermal power plant of its …

Clean Energy

'Frankenstein dinosaur' mystery solved

<b>Scientists have solved the puzzle of the so-called "Frankenstein dinosaur", which seems to consist of body parts from unrelated species.</b><p>A new study suggests that it is in fact the missing link between plant-eating dinosaurs, such as <i>Stegosaurus</i>, and carnivorous dinosaurs, like <i>T. rex</i>.<p>The finding …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

The Mind-Bending Mathematics Behind Quantum Computers

And if you've had your coffee, maybe you can even understand half of it.<p>Quantum computing is a lot to wrap your mind around. To put things very simply (as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did recently, with surprising eloquence) regular computers are made up of bits—ones and zeros—which are …

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Siblings

5 reasons why your Wi-Fi is slow (and how to fix it)

For the two decades that the internet has been in our lives, despite all the changes and technology improvements, one constant has remained: pokey connections. Frustration quickly sets in when pages won’t load, videos buffer, or email crawls to a halt. Here are five common problems and solutions to …

Bill Gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand AI

The tech world’s book-nerd-in-chief wants you to add two books to your list of summer science reads. To get up to speed on artificial intelligence, Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates recommends Nick Bostrom’s <i>Superintelligence</i> and Pedro Domingos’s <i>The Master Algorithm</i>.<p>Gates never …

Machine Learning

Have Your Shoes Ready and Butt Covered

One night while I was sleeping in the Kidepo Valley in Uganda, loud rustling noises and darting shadows on my room's canvas walls awakened me. I was alone. There was no electricity to switch on a light, no phone to call anyone, or anyone to call, and I had no idea where I'd find the guard who spent …

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