Mathew James Donnelly

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Maxwell's equations: 150 years of light

A century and a half ago, James Clerk Maxwell submitted a long paper to the Royal Society containing his famous equations. Inspired by Michael Faraday’s experiments and insights, the equations unified electricity, magnetism and optics. Their far-reaching consequences for our civilisation, and our …

Equations

The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 4

Vivek Singh, Nigel Slater, Claire Ptak, David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl, Ray Masson

Breakfast

Australian student’s ion space drive reportedly beats NASA’s fuel efficiency record

Space engines might soon become far more resourceful: An Australian PhD student has claimed to have beaten NASA’s fuel efficiency record and …

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look …

Smartphones could be charged in 60 seconds with new battery

An iPhone 6 takes around two hours to charge but could be full of power in a minute if fitted with a new aluminium battery<p>Smartphones could be charged in less than one minute after scientists at Stanford University invented an aluminium battery so powerful it could revolutionise the industry.<p>The …

Clean Energy

Dark matter may have killed the dinosaurs, claims scientist

Earth passing through areas of dark matter might have triggered the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs<p>Dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs, a scientist has suggested.<p>Earth, as well as spinning around the Sun, is also moving around our own …

Five tasty ways to celebrate Pancake Day – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:30 pm, February 16, 2015 in Food & Drink<p>Our favourite holidays are the ones where we get to saturate our body with the maximum number of …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

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9 Recipes Perfect for Raiding Your Pantry & Freezer

We raided the pantry to make some of our favorite recipes, and you don't even have to get out of your pajamas.<p><b>Home from work and school?</b> Nothing to eat but popcorn kernels and an opened box of dried pasta? Well, we've got you covered. We raided the pantry to make some of our favorite recipes, and …

Pancake Day: which beer makes the best batter?

Ours is a house of pancake junkies. They were the first thing that I cooked for my longterm girlfriend and the first food my son ever asked for. Even running out of milk doesn’t ​stop the pancake production – I’ve made them with tap water, tonic water (disgusting – don’t try it), soda water, cider …

Stuck inside? Make these meals from your pantry

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 6:07<p>February 16th, 2015<p>“Bon Appetit” digital food editor Dawn Perry shows TODAY’s Carson Daly how to make simple, comforting meals using just the ingredients in your pantry, like rigatoni with lemon-chile pesto, so you can stay inside …

Food

Interstellar's fake black holes are helping actual scientific research

Computer simulations used for the movie are accurate enough to be used by astrophysicists<p>Whether <i>Interstellar</i> was a good movie or not is still up for debate, but what seems certain now is that it led to some good science. Last year, <i>Wired</i> magazineexplained how the visual effects team behind the space …

Brain stem implant may help some kids hear

A new implant that stimulates neurons directly at the brain stem may help children born without a cochlear nerve hear.<p>A three-year study, launched in …

Is a Tomato a Fruit? It Depends on How You Slice It

Everybody knows the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, right? Fruits are tempting and scrumptious. Adam and Eve, unable to resist one, were booted from the blissful Garden of Eden; a fruit kicked off the Trojan War; and a fruit so seduced kidnapped Persephone in the Underworld that she …

Secret to dating: pay attention and don't talk about work

There is little women can do to turn men off, Stanford University finds, but men should steer clear of office chat<p>Men should avoid talking about work and listen to women more if they want to succeed at dating, scientists at Stanford University have suggested.<p>A study of 1,000 speed dates found that …

Did GCHQ Illegally Spy On You? Here's How You Can Find Out

Human rights group Privacy International has launched a way to allow anyone in the world to find out whether UK intelligence agency GCHQ illegally spied on them.<p>The organization, along with Bytes for All, Liberty and Amnesty International, recently brought a case to the UK’s Investigatory Powers …

Mars One mission: 100 hopefuls shortlisted for chance to leave Earth forever

The Mars One project aims to put the first humans on the Red Planet by 2024<p>Amateur astronauts hoping to make history by leaving Earth to live on Mars have been shortlisted for the one-way trip of a lifetime.<p>The final 100 candidates from the Mars One project have been whittled down from more than …

Immersis: Virtual reality projector turns your room into 180-degree video game experience

French start-up company Catopsys and the Paris R&D arm of media agency Ogilvy have teamed up to create a projector that can be hooked up to your …

Game of Thrones: no new George RR Martin book for 2015

The Winds of Winter, the next book in Martin's hit Game of Thrones series, will not be published this year<p>Fans anxiously waiting for the release of George RR Martin's sixth <b>Game of Thrones</b> novel, The Winds of Winter, are unlikely to see the book published this year, according to Martin's UK …

Comet scientists torn over hunt for lander as next stage of mission nears

The location of Philae is key to understanding vital data – but the Rosetta mothership now has conflicting duties<p>Europe’s lost comet probe, Philae, is posing major problems for space engineers who are striving to pinpoint the little craft after it disappeared from view during its troubled landing …

Space

Humanity is ending its Goldlilocks geological era

In the space of one lifetime, human interference is bringing the conditions of the Holocene - the only ones in which we know we can flourish - to an end, writes Geoffrey Lean<p>It has been a Goldilocks geological era. The last 11,700 years have not been too hot, or too cold, too wet or too dry and …

Physicists observe gigantic molecules predicted in 1970

Scientists have experimentally observed for the first time a phenomenon in ultracold, three-atom molecules predicted by Russian theoretical physicist …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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Football Physics And The Science Of Deflategate

Does the ideal gas law explain 11 deflated footballs?<p>News reports say that 11 of the 12 game balls used by the New England Patriots in their AFC championship game against the Indianapolis Colts were deflated, showing about 2 pounds per square inch (psi) less pressure than the 13 psi required by the …

A Blind Woman Gains New Freedom, Click By Click By Click

<i>For someone who is blind, a simple click can be the sound of sight.</i><p><i>It's a technique called echolocation. Bats and other animals use it to see at night. And it's being used by an increasing number of people who are blind. They listen to how the clicking sounds they make with their tongues bounce off</i> …

Where I went right - interactive

Anyone can change everything, but to be successful you need to make the most of the time you have. From the battle for the open web to comet landings, via polar expeditions and a giant diplodocus, celebrated innovators <b>Tim Berners-Lee</b>, <b>Maggie Aderin-Pocock</b>, <b>Ranulph Fiennes</b> and <b>Alice Roberts</b> provide …

Astronomers Catch Mysterious Radio Blast From the Distant Universe

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>Coming from far beyond the galaxy, an extremely energetic blast of radio waves has been snared by astronomers lying in wait. Lasting for just a few thousandths of a second, the burst is the first of an enigmatic class of objects to be observed in real-time, …

We’re About To Visit A Tiny Planet In The Asteroid Belt For The First Time

The Dawn spacecraft arrives at Ceres this March, and it could be the most surprising space mission in decades<p>While the world awaits the first visit to Pluto this July, another space mission will reach a strange world much closer to home. And months sooner.<p>A small robot named Dawn is nearing the end …

Astronomy

World's largest animated GIF created using giant paintings visible from space

A British 'GIF-iti' artist has created an enormous piece of street art using lots of paint and a satellite orbiting the earth<p>A UK grafitti artist has taken his work to a stunning new level with a pioneering <b>street art</b> project in Brazil.<p>INSA has created a new artform which he has dubbed “GIF-iti” - a …

GIF Animations

Lowdown's iPhone App for Smarter Meetings Goes Free

Lowdown has just updated its iPhone app that informs users about the location and the attendees at their next meeting. Version 2 waives the $7.50 (£5) monthly fee and features a simplified user experience.<p>In addition, Lowdown also incorporates the functionality of its HERE companion app, which lets …

Apps