Lars Botolv E. Bråtalien

62 Added | 2 Magazines | 6 Likes | @LarsBotolvE4i2u | Keep up with Lars Botolv E. Bråtalien on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lars Botolv E. Bråtalien”

A New "Solar Paint" Lets You Transform Your Entire House Into a Source of Clean Energy

Powerful Paint<p>Powering homes using clean energy is becoming easier thanks to a growing number of innovative technologies and initiatives. Some …

A new device can clean polluted air and turn it into hydrogen energy

A team of Belgian researchers has developed a device that will remove pollutants from the air and convert them into simple hydrogen — using sunlight, nanoparticles and a photoelectric chemical membrane.<p>The project was conceived and developed by two sets of researchers working on related issues, …

Pollution

Scientists Claim to Have Invented The World's First Quantum-Proof Blockchain

Unhackable Bitcoin, anyone?<p>Researchers in Russia say they've developed and tested the world's first blockchain that won't be vulnerable to …

Quantum Computing

Birth of a black hole witnessed as star vanishes without a bang

For the first time, astronomers have witnessed a star disappear right before their eyes. Known as N6946-BH1, the star appears to have collapsed into …

Universe

Gravitational Waves Are Permanently Warping The Fabric of Space-Time

This could reveal strange new physics.<p>Researchers have proposed a method for detecting exotic events in physics by looking for the scars they leave …

LIGO

Physicists Got Their First Look at the Bond That Holds Most of Our Universe Together

Back to Basics<p>Hydrogen is one of the most common elements in the world — making up 75 percent of all visible matter and more than 90 percent of all …

Chemistry

The Quantum Thermodynamics Revolution

As physicists extend the 19th-century laws of thermodynamics to the quantum realm, they’re rewriting the relationships among energy, entropy and …

Quantum Mechanics

The Language of Dolphins Could Be Translated by 2021

Gavagai AB<p>Swedish startup Gavagai AB, a language technology company that originated at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, has mastered 40 …

A "World First" Fusion Reactor Just Created Its First Plasma

Achieving First Plasma<p>After being turned on for the first time, the UK’s newest fusion reactor has achieved first plasma. This simply means that the …

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

Universe

New "Breakthrough Work" Finally Lets Us Trigger Artificial Photosynthesis

Blue Light, Clean Air<p>Scientists around the world have been trying to trigger photosynthesis — the natural process by which a plant converts carbon …

Photosynthesis

Why Does The Proton Spin? Physics Holds A Surprising Answer

You can take any particle in the Universe and isolate it from everything else, yet there are some properties that can never be taken away. These are intrinsic, physical properties of the particle itself — properties like mass, charge, or angular momentum — and will always be the same for any single …

Physics

New Research Challenges What We Thought We Knew About the Big Bang

Gravity and Electromagnetism<p>New research from physicists at Louisiana State University (LSU) and Universidad de Valencia, Spain, may offer the answer …

Physics

Supercomputer Simulation Offers Peek at the Future of Quantum Computers - MIT Technology Review

Computer scientists have a name for the point at which quantum computers become more powerful than ordinary computers. They call it “quantum …

Quantum Computing

Ghost universes kill Schrödinger’s quantum cat

THE wave function has collapsed – permanently. A new approach to quantum mechanics eliminates some of its most famous oddities, including the concept …

Gravity may have saved the universe after the Big Bang

Physicists may now be able to explain why the universe did not collapse immediately after the Big Bang. Studies of the Higgs particle — discovered at …

Physics

New Research Could Finally Lead to A Quantum Theory of Gravity

A team of scientists from the University of Vermont and the University of Waterloo in Canada has discovered that black holes and cold helium atoms …

Quantum Mechanics

The Famous Schrodinger’s Cat Thought Experiment Gets Brought to Life in an Off-Kilter Animation

Schrödinger's Cat is one of the more famous thought experiments in modern physics, created by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger back in 1935. <i>The</i> …

Physics

This rogue black hole is flying through space, eating everything in its path

Supermassive black holes are one of the scariest, most destructive and utterly intimidating forces in the universe, but the good news is that they …

Theoretical Physicists Suggest There's a Portal Linking The Standard Model to Dark Physics

Um, what?<p>Theoretical physicists have put forward a new hypothesis that aims to connect the world of visible physics to the hidden forces of our …

Dark Matter

Parallel Universes and the Truth Behind Them

The possibility of there being parallel universes out there like our own is quite high if you think about it. At a fundamental level, the idea of …

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

Physics

Scientists Just Took a Big Step Towards Creating Artificial Life

Designer organisms are almost here.<p>Scientists have taken a major step forward in developing complex artificial life, by successfully synthesising six …

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

IBM researchers have created an “impossible” molecule that could power quantum computers

Chemists hate being beaten by physicists at their own game. At IBM Research, physicist Leo Gross and his team have done just that.<p>Gross’s team made a triangular molecule that chemists have found impossible to produce by conventional chemistry. To rub it in even more, Gross and his colleagues may go …

Chemistry

A rising trend in hacking: locking your files and charging you to get them back

Ransomware attacks, in which hackers hold hostage the files on their victims’ computers, are on the rise. A new report found that each quarter in 2016 saw a significant increase in the number of attacks:<p>“It would be inaccurate to say the threat landscape either diminished or expanded in 2016,” …

Cybersecurity

The First White Dwarf Pulsar in The Universe Has Been Found After Half a Century

A one-of-a-kind star in the known Universe.<p>Scientists have finally laid eyes on the first white dwarf pulsar in the known Universe, and while the …

First A-bomb casts light on Moon's origin

How did the Moon form 4.5 billion years ago, and why is it so different from the Earth? According to a team led by John Day at Scripps Institution of …

Chemistry

This Star Is So Bright, Scientists Can't Even See It

A little thing in outer space known as AG Carinae is one of the brightest objects ever observed. That’s saying a lot for a universe that has about …

Universe