Jake Rezac

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This is the world's first solar-powered road

A small village in France is hosting the world's first the solar-powered road called Wattway. Wattway was constructed by French civil engineering …

French Government

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

Quantum Physics

NASA realizes SLS and Orion are too expensive, opens door to competitors

In a "request for information," NASA seeks ideas to cut its rocket and spacecraft costs.<p>With a new presidential administration promising to review …

Scientists Accidentally Discovered an Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

Whoops! Figured out how to help revert climate change!<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal</i> …

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Scientists: Circumcised Guys Don't Have Less Sensitive Penises After All

One frequent argument made in the case against circumcision is that it decreases penis sensitivity. Is that actually true? New research says nope.<p>The study, published in <i>The Journal of Urology</i>, got incredibly specific: The investigators examined whether the tip of the penis was less sensitive in …

Online Course in Python Programming

Why should you learn Python?<p>While many software packages have been developed and distributed to support bioinformatic analysis, we still find it …

SpaceX delivers world's 1st inflatable room for astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has made good on a high-priority delivery: the world's first inflatable room for astronauts.<p>A SpaceX Dragon cargo …

US working on rules for flying drones over populated areas

A US government committee has submitted proposed rules to the FAA for drone flights over populated areas, according to the <i>Associated Press</i>. The move would allow much broader use of UAVs for movie filming, package deliveries and other commercial purposes. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) …

Drones

Watch This Drone Take On a Formula E Race Car

What’s faster: A Formula E race car that can wind its way through narrow streets up to 140 miles per hour, or a drone?<p>Mahindra Racing, one of the …

Cargo ship carrying groceries, 3-D printer and possibly Easter eggs arrives at space station

The six astronauts at the International Space Station got an early Easter treat this weekend with the arrival of a supply ship full of fresh food and experiments.<p>Instead of the usual bunny, Saturday's delivery came via a swan — Orbital ATK's Cygnus capsule, named after the swan constellation. The …

Space Exploration

Scientists May Have Spotted Buried Lava Tubes on the Moon

THE WOODLANDS, Texas—A system of buried, empty lava tubes hides beneath the moon’s surface, remnants of a bygone age when the volcanically active moon launched fountains of fire into space.<p>At least, that’s what scientists think.<p>For years, teams have hunted for these elusive sublunar tunnels, which …

Foam metal might turn airplanes into 'Transformers' - Futurity

A new foam could let an aircraft alter its wing shape in midflight and, like a pelican, dive into the water before morphing into a submarine.