JEREMY YORK

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New invention revolutionizes heat transport

Scientists at Aalto University, Finland, have made a breakthrough in physics. They succeeded in transporting heat maximally effectively ten thousand …

Breakthroughs

Dark matter and dinosaurs: meet Lisa Randall, America’s superstar scientist

Harvard professor’s radical theory of dark matter wiping out the dinosaurs and enigmatic research on extra dimensions has made her a true trailblazer<p>It’s a bright, chilly winter morning in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and in Peet’s cafe, just around the corner from Harvard University, the coffee …

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Technological innovation happens at an exponential rate.<p>Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many …

'GOD' for Atheists (and an Expanded, Scientific Definition of God for Everyone Else)

As many celebrate the Christmas season and the coming of a New Year, maybe there's a way we can, indeed, bring atheists and theists and the disparate factions and religions together on our little planet.<p>And, instead of focusing on the old definitions of "God", that many reject, or on how …

Dogs

Our Future Space Elevator May Be Built of Diamond

If the notion that humans will one day ascend into orbit on a rope of ultra strong carbon nanofibers sounds a <i>bit</i> out of this world, then you’re going …

Quantum computing breakthrough: Engineers manage to write quantum code to silicon chip

Engineers have been able to successfully write the quantum version of a computer code to a silicon chip for the very first time – a breakthrough that …

Quantum Mechanics

How scientists are explaining ancient Ayurvedic wisdom using modern scientific tools

A few scientists are testing the fundamentals of Ayurveda using genetic markers and nanotechnology analysis to see if the ancient medical system's …

The Doomsday Invention

Will artificial intelligence bring us utopia or destruction?<p>I. Omens<p>Last year, a curious nonfiction book became a <i>Times</i> best-seller: a dense meditation on artificial intelligence by the philosopher Nick Bostrom, who holds an appointment at Oxford. Titled “Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, …

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

Islamic State militants will aim to kill via cyberattacks, says UK chancellor

The future direction of cybersecurity investment and legislation is a high priority for politicians in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.<p>The terrorist threat posed by Islamic State militants will eventually lead to cyberattacks intended to "kill people" by fracturing critical national …

Sleep paralysis: what we know about a terrifying state of consciousness

“I awake in bed… In the corner of the room there are two men. I cannot see them but I know that they are there, and what they look like. I can hear them talking. They are talking about murder. I cannot move. One of the men comes and stands directly above me… He spits, and his spit lands in the …

Sleep

What Makes a Buddhist a Buddhist?

photo credit: Steven Schwartzberg<p>Here's an old Jewish joke:<p>Stan has been shipwrecked on a desert island for decades. One day he is rescued. Before leaving the island, he shows the rescuer how he spent his years alone: Building a main street with several huts, each with a different purpose.<p>"This hut …

Is Space Travel 3,000 Times Speed of Light Real?

<b>How could spacecrafts achieve 3,000 times c</b><p>First, we need to throw away today’s quantum mechanics (QM) and relativity books and get back 100 years …

Jeremy York Photography

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AI has a better shot at Tokyo University than your kid

Students in Japan could soon compete with AI to get into colleges. The National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo has developed a program that scored above average on a standardized entrance exam that covered math, physics, English and history. The AI scored 511 out of 950, beating the national …