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This ‘Layer-Lapse’ is a Trippy Visual Journey Through the American Southwest

A year ago, photographer Julian Tryba was featured by Vimeo after creating a time-lapse of Boston using a technique he dubbed the “layer lapse.” Now …

Einstein's genius changed science's perception of gravity

Albert Einstein opened humankind’s eyes to the universe.<p>Before Einstein, space seemed featureless and changeless, as Isaac Newton had defined it two …

Physics

Free Divers Release Remarkable Images From Encounters With The Ocean's Wildlife

Two French free divers have collated a remarkable selection of photographs taken amid the ocean's wildlife. Alex Voyer and Alex Roubaud, veterans of …

Wildlife

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A British lord created a device that runs on free electricity from the air

The internet of things—millions of connected sensors, beacons, and wearables analyzing and mapping microscopic bits of data to make our lives better—is widely assumed to be the next big trend in digital technology. But however small a sensor may be, it still requires some energy to function—and, …

Internet of Things

A living thing in two places at once? This quantum quandary test is limited

A recent proposed microbe experiment based on Schrödinger’s counter-intuitive theory would have a scale so small as to be almost meaningless, and other challenges such as consciousness also come into play<p>I had to travel to a conference on quantum physics yesterday. After arriving at the airport I …

Quantum Mechanics

Catalonia & The Catalan Language: 10 Facts & Maps

<b>Fact 1:</b> Catalonia is both an autonomous community within Spain (big yellow area above), but also a historic principality that extended into what is …

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

Positive Thinking

Intelligent Machines: The jobs robots will steal first

<b>If you are sitting at a desk, driving a taxi or carrying a hod, stop for a moment and ask: could a robot or machine do this job better?</b><p>The answer, unfortunately for you, is probably - yes.<p>The debate about whether machines will eliminate the need for human employment is no longer just …

Robotics

Hidden in Einstein's Math: Faster-than-Light Travel?

Although Einstein's theories suggest nothing can move faster than the speed of light, two scientists have extended his equations to show what would …

How Do Astronauts Get Drinking Water on the ISS?

Transporting anything to the space station is extremely expensive—launching a SpaceX rocket costs more than $1800 per pound. And you know what’s …

Space

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Some Very Good Apps for Science and Chemistry Teachers

September 6, 2015<br>The list of apps below are especially useful for science and chemistry teachers. They provide some very good resources and …

This century-old Eastern European custom might actually make kids love math

Last year my daughter, who is going into 4th grade, came home and announced for the first time that she "hates" math. So I went in search of an afterschool program that might inspire her to change her attitude.<p>I discovered "Math Circles," informal math clubs for kids run by mathematicians who often …

Eastern Europe

8 Ways You Can See Einstein's Theory of Relativity in Real Life

Photo Credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty<p>Slide 1 of 15<p>Profound implications<p>Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th …