Keith Wilson

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Brain-like neural networks study space-time distortions at breakneck speed

Researchers have used brain-like "neural networks" to analyze key distortions in space-time 10 million times faster than conventional methods can do so.<p>The new study trained an artificial-intelligence system to examine features called gravitational lenses in images from the Hubble Space Telescope …

Great Airfares Australia: LA / San Francisco / Toronto / Vancouver to Sydney from $678 round trip

Secret Flying is reporting some <b>great airfares</b> on Air Canada between <b>Los Angeles / San Francisco</b> and <b>Sydney</b>, Australia: from <b>$678 round trip from both</b> …

Homemade Raised Doughnuts

Homemade doughnuts are amazingly tender. In all honesty, they can also be a major pain to make, but when you're aiming to impress, these will do the …

Homemade

A mysterious force is pushing the universe apart — here's how it could rip our galaxy to shreds

Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains one of the most prominent theories of how our universe will meet its fate.<p>You can learn more fascinating science at this year's 10th annual World Science Festival in NYC …

New Measurement Technique Puts Elusive Virtual Particles in Relief

It turns out that measuring nothing is pretty hard.<p>A pair of Japanese physicists has developed a new method for probing the peculiar particle fizz that we generally know as vacuum energy, or the built-in energy of empty space. The technique measures a vacuum effect known as Delbrück scattering and …

Physics

The Search for a Second Earth Just Got A Bit More Interesting

So, you’ve probably seen tons and tons of new stories about Earth-like planets around nearby stars. That’s mostly because over the past few years …

Internet of Things, 4K, virtual reality signal a critical need for broadband speed

What will the home of the (near) future need when it comes to broadband speeds? Considering the technologies coming down the pike, the FCC's …

Yosemite, A Dream Realised

Yosemite is a place that I have dreamed of visiting for many years. I finally got the opportunity to pay a very quick visit recently. Only having a …

CDC Climate Change and Health Meeting Back On — Without CDC

A climate change meeting that was indefinitely delayed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is back on, but without the CDC this time.<p>The original conference had been co-sponsored by the CDC and the American Public Health Association (APHA), which said that former Vice President Al …

There's a theory that a hypermassive black hole spawned our universe

The most accepted theory of the origin of the universe is still the Big Bang. The theory proposes the universe started from a small singularity (the gravitational kind), then began to expand over the succeeding 13.8 billion years. Although this expansion has its own issues, a bigger question …

A comet will fly past Earth on New Year's Eve. No, it's not a sign of the apocalypse.

If you're looking for an extra dose of fireworks this New Year's Even, look to the skies for the chance to see a comet that only comes around every …

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

Is death just an ILLUSION? Consciousness CONTINUES in alternate universe, scientist claims

Dr Robert Lanza, a scientist and theoretician, claims there is no such thing as death – just death of the body.<p>He believes our minds exist through …

Quantum Physics

There ARE parallel universes: Physicists state multiverses are INTERACTING

GETTYThere could be many universes<p>Academics are challenging the status quo of the single universe theory by claiming many different universes coexist …

Quantum Mechanics

A hair scientist explains how being bald became a popular style among men

Kurt Stenn has studied hair for 30 years and lectured extensively on the biology of the hair follicle. In his recent book "Hair: A Human History," he dives into the biology, evolution, and cultural history of the subject.<p>We asked him what being bald means in the modern society.<p><b>Follow Tech …

Hair

Jyn Erso Gives Pep Talk in New Rogue One TV Spot

Jyn Erso is working to rally the troops in this latest TV spot for <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.</i><p>The promo, titled “Together,” focuses on Jyn Erso as …

Star Wars

Google's ad-tracking just got more intrusive. Here's how to opt out

Google now has the option to combine everything it knows about you from its Gmail, YouTube and other applications - including personally identifiable …

Privacy

The Universe Might Have a Delete Button - And It Could Destroy Physics as We Know It

Eep.<p>Here’s something to think about - physicists have proposed that the Universe could have a 'self destruct' mechanism, whereby everything in …

Physics

No, The Universe Is Not Expanding at an Accelerated Rate, Say Physicists

This could change everything.<p>Back in 2011, three astronomers were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery that the Universe wasn't …

A 1912 news article ominously forecasted the catastrophic effects of fossil fuels on climate change

A short news clip from a New Zealand paper published in 1912 has gone viral as an example of an early news story to make the connection between burning fossil fuels and climate change.<p>It wasn’t, however, the first article to suggest that our love for coal was wreaking destruction on our environment …

Climate Change

‘Teen Wolf’ Star Victoria Moroles Joins Lionsgate Thriller ‘Down a Dark Hall’

Victoria Moroles has joined AnnaSophia Robb and Isabelle Fuhrman in the Lionsgate pic “Down a Dark Hall,” based on the novel by Lois Duncan.<p>The book …

Hollywood

S Pen Finds a Home on Galaxy Tab A 10.1

Samsung's latest Galaxy tablet, the Tab A 10.1 inch with S Pen, arrives later this week. Starting at $349 and available at select U.S. retailers on …

Gear & Gadgets

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Flychat, Wallpapers

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

And Now Here's a Spooky Hubble Space Picture Just in Time for Halloween

The Hubble space telescope has captured an image of the stunning yet spooky Red Spider Nebula. This two-lobed nebula is located in the constellation …

Cosmology

Taylor Swift Describes Feeling "Violated" and "Distressed" After Allegedly Being Groped

The deposition from her suit against DJ David Mueller has been released.<p>After former radio DJ David Mueller filed a suit against Taylor Swift in 2015 claiming he had been fired from his job after she’d accused him of sexually assaulting her at a meet-and-greet, the singer filed a countersuit …

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