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It turns out Albert Einstein was pretty smart after all

<b>(CNN) —</b> Albert Einstein is universally regarded to be a pretty smart guy. His theory of special relativity taught us about counterintuitive truths of nature, such as how stationary and moving clocks tick at different speeds and the inability to travel faster than light. And his theory of general …

Physics

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Quantum Physics

There Might Be a Universe Inside Every Black Hole

Most experts agree that the universe started as an infinitely hot and dense point called a singularity. Wait a minute. Isn't that what people call …

Black Holes

We Finally Have Evidence That Black Holes Drive Winds Shaping Their Entire Galaxy

This is epic!<p>Black holes are so weird and so mysterious, it's possible we're never going to unravel all their puzzles. But this new one is pretty …

Black Holes

An MIT Professor Called This “The Hardest Puzzle Ever.” Can You Solve It?

Challenge accepted!<p>Are you itching to test your smarts? You’ve come to the right place. The Harvard Business Review may have published this logic …

Source code for Apple’s legendary Lisa operating system to be released for free in 2018

You’ll soon be able to take a huge trip down memory lane when it comes to Apple’s computer efforts. The Computer History Museum has announced that the source code for the Lisa, Apple’s computer that predated the Mac, has been recovered and is being reviewed by Apple itself…<p>The announcement was made …

Operating Systems

Hackers attacking US and European energy firms could sabotage power grids

Cybersecurity firm Symantec says ‘Dragonfly’ group has been investigating and penetrating energy facilities in US, Turkey and Switzerland<p>A hacking campaign is targeting the energy sector in Europe and the US to potentially sabotage national power grids, a cybersecurity firm has warned.<p>The group, …

Experts Weigh in On the First Human Head Transplant Surgeon: "I Just Don't Think He's Done the Science"

by Business Insider August 31, 2017 Sci-Fi Visions 52480<p>Newsweek<p>Real-Life Frankenstein<p>To Sergio Canavero, “Frankenstein” is scientific …

Disruption Under the Radar: Chinese Advances in Quantum Sensing

<i>This piece builds upon prior research and analysis on Chinese advances in quantum information science and quantum technologies, previously featured</i> …

Quantum Computing

Researchers developed a new computing technology that mirrors human thought

Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/Flickr<p>Forget to learn<p>Researchers have developed a new computing technology that learns how to forget less important memories and hold on to critical information.<p>The technology is called "organismoids," and it mimics the way human thought works, …

Rare Earth

Researchers May Have Just Discovered an Entirely New State of Matter

Altered States<p>In a new study published in <i>Nature</i>, researchers lead by a team from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) reveal that they may have …

The “Quantum Internet” Is Just a Decade Away. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The Next Level<p>The word “quantum” sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every …

The war in Afghanistan needs a change in tactics. Privatizing the military isn't the answer

President Trump is frustrated about the lack of progress in Afghanistan and seems to be skeptical about his military advisors' proposal for the deployment of up to another 4,000 U.S. trainers, advisors and counter-terrorism forces to join the 8,500 now stationed there.<p>"We've been there for now …

New York property speculators have figured out how to evict everyone

New York's catastrophic homelessness is about to get much, much worse: the skyrocketing property values (driven by speculators who buy apartments in …

The Confederacy Almost Developed a Helicopter in 1862

It’s the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863 and Union forces on Cemetery Ridge await the final Confederate assault. But instead of …

Aviation

What was the Warsaw Uprising?

On the afternoon of August 1, Varsovians stop to remember the city's 1944 uprising against its Nazi occupiers. The failed insurrection was either …

Power firms alerted on hack attack scenarios

<b>Power firms around the world are being warned about how to spot if they are being targeted by hackers who shut down parts of Ukraine's electricity grid.</b><p>The warnings have emerged from analysis of the malware used in an attack in Ukraine in December.<p>That left about 230,000 people without power for …

Cybersecurity

WA speaks: You're on the way out, Mal

MALCOLM Turnbull is heading for an election rout in WA, with an exclusive poll predicting four Liberal-held seats in the west will fall to Labor and …