Michael Gawlik

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Autonome Passagierdrohne erhält Testzulassung

In den USA hat ein chinesischer Hersteller von selbstfliegenden Personenbeförderungsdrohnen eine Testzulassung im Bundesstaat Nevada erhalten. Im …

Digital

Europe Plans Giant Billion-Euro Quantum Technologies Project

The European Commission has quietly announced plans to launch a €1-billion (US$1.13 billion) project to boost a raft of quantum technologies—from …

30 companies are now making self-driving cars

There are now 30 companies involved in the development of autonomous vehicles, according to research from analyst firm CB Insights.<p>The companies were identified using CB Insights' investment, acquisition, and partnership data.<p>Apple, Google, and Uber are among the tech heavyweights looking to cash …

Autonomous Cars

Nanotubes assemble! Rice introduces ‘Teslaphoresis’

Scientists at Rice University have discovered that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil causes carbon nanotubes to self-assemble into long …

Naturfotograf des Jahres 2016: die besten Bilder

Aus knapp 4.100 Einreichungen haben die Mitglieder der Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen (GDT) die besten Naturfotos des Jahres ausgewählt. Sehen …

Sinkhole Swallows 25 Tons Of Fish

Environment Photo credit: New China TV/YouTubeHaving a bad day? Well, spare a thought for the 23 tonnes (25 tons) of fish that were swallowed by a …

Earth Science

Energiekugel

Ostsee: Russische Kampfjets provozieren US-Kriegsschiff

Russischer Kampfjet bedrängt US-Aufklärer<p>Tankdrohne für die US-Navy<p>X-Box auf U-Booten<p>US-Navy setzt auf Roboterschiff<p>Irakische Kampfjets bombardieren …

Nachrichten

Claus Kleber grillt im „heute-journal“ den Anwalt von Erdogan - und das Netz feiert

„Was hat denn der türkische Präsident davon, wenn Jan Böhmermann eine Geldstrafe zahlen muss“: In einem fünfminütigen Interview stellte der …

Jan Böhmermann

Google's 'Goals' Could Be One Of The Largest Behavioral Science Experiments Ever Conducted

Can small changes to your calendar have big effects on your behavior?<p>One of the biggest challenges behavioral scientists are tackling these days is helping us balance short-term demands with long-term goals. The urgency of, say, a meeting with your boss in an hour, understandably trumps a long-term …

Time Management

Saudi-Arabien schränkt Macht der Religionspolizei ein

Umstrittene Sittenwächter Saudi-Arabien schränkt Macht der Religionspolizei ein<p>Aktualisiert am 13.04.2016-21:57<p>In Saudi-Arabien achtet die …

Scientists Just Got The First Direct Proof of Stable Carbyne - The World's Strongest Material

40 times stronger than diamond.<p>Elemental carbon is extremely versatile, and scientists have long been able to create new carbon allotropes that make …

Microsoft's incredible new app helps blind people see the world around them — take a look

Last Thursday, Microsoft showed off its Seeing AI app for the first time. It's still under development, but it looks extremely promising.<p>Using a smartphone camera or a pair of camera-equipped smart glasses, the Seeing AI app can identify things in your environment — people, objects, and even …

Artificial Intelligence

Dieser MIT-Roboter kann fast selbstständig aus dem 3D-Drucker krabbeln | WIRED Germany

YouTube / MITCSAIL<p>Das MIT hat mit einem kleinen Laufroboter die Möglichkeiten eines neuen Verfahrens im 3D-Druck demonstriert: Die Maschine kommt …

Digital

Daimler-Aktionäre streiten über Würstchen

Manche Daimler-Aktionäre sind so schwäbisch wie der Stuttgarter Autobauer selbst: Weil ein Aktionär auf der Hauptversammlung Würstchen vom Büfett …

Wirtschaft

This infographic shows which jobs are most likely to become extinct due to robots

In last week's Chart of the Week, we noted that 1.3 million industrial robots would be installed between 2015 and 2018, and this would more than double the stock of active robots around the world.<p>While many of those robots will be used in the automotive and electronics sectors, there are many other …

How Fast Does Earth Move Through The Universe?

Most likely, as you’re reading this right now, you’re sitting down, perceiving yourself as stationary. Yet we know — at a cosmic level — we’re not so stationary after all. For one, the Earth rotates on its axis, hurtling us through space at nearly 1700 km/hr for someone on the equator.<p>That’s not …

Universe

Face-tracking software lets you make anyone say anything in real time

You know how they say, "Show me pictures or video, or it didn't happen"?<p>Well, the days when you could trust what you see on video in real time are …

Rich people are paying lawyers to get truthful stories deleted from the internet

I can't tell you why it was deleted or who the story was about, because of a court order from a judge in London ruling that the facts be kept under seal.<p>I can, however, tell you that the story was accurate, truthful, and based on events that took place in public, at taxpayers' expense. Every word …

Journalism

Darpa develops brain chip that collects electrical signals and sends them to a computer

Australian scientists funded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) have developed a transmitter device that can be injected …

A radical calendar would eliminate time zones and leap years

Imagine living in a world where Christmas always falls on a Monday.<p>There's no more February 29 every four years, as there will be in 2016. And it's the same time everywhere in the world.<p>That's some of the changes we'd see in the <i>Hanke-Henry Permanent Calendar</i>, if it's ever implemented. We'd also …

Raspberry Pi 3 kommt mit WLAN, Bluetooth und 64-Bit-CPU

Der Minicomputer Raspberry Pi wird bald in einer neuen Version erhältlich sein, die über WLAN, Bluetooth und einen 64-Bit-Prozessor verfügt. Das geht …

Digital

World's first parallel computer based on biomolecular motors

A study published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports a new parallel-computing approach based on a combination of …

Nanotech

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

„Vielen ist bewusst, dass sie Teil eines lächerlichen Spiels sind“

Mad Business<p>„Vielen ist bewusst, dass sie Teil eines lächerlichen Spiels sind“<p>Zwei Manager ertragen den alltäglichen Konzernirrsinn nicht mehr und …

Europa

Incredible Time-Lapse Video Shows All Of 2015's Wild Weather

Last year was a pretty busy year for weather presenters. Not only was it the hottest year on record, it also saw the likes of Hurricane Patricia and …

Plasma accelerator AWAKE's 10-metre-long plasma cell moved into experiment tunnel

What if there was a technology that could accelerate particles with hundreds of times more power than current methods? The AWAKE experiment, under …

The heat goes on: Earth sets 9th straight monthly record

The January figures are in, and Earth's string of hottest-months-on-record has now reached nine in a row. But NASA said January stood out: The …