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Elon Musk finishes building the world’s largest battery, wins bet (updated)

Elon Musk is a few tests away from completing a challenge to build the world’s most powerful battery in three months.<p>In July, Musk made a bet on …

8 Hot Products Your Tech-Savvy Friends Will Love

From streaming devices to high-end drones, these tech gifts won't disappoint.<p>There's no shortage of amazing tech gadgets available these days, but …

The Birth Of New Bitcoin Fork-Bitcoin-Diamond (BCD) Launched with Extensive Research and Development

<i>After nine years of rapid development of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Diamond, a new cryptocurrency, was recently launched and the innovators dubbed it as the</i> …

The current state of Bitcoin and Ethereum

While Bitcoin currently bears more resemblance to digital gold than digital cash — with its congested pending transactions log rendering it practically useless as a currency since the cancelled fork two weeks ago — the Ethereum network is looking healthier than ever and in a good position to come …

Thunderstorms create radioactivity, scientists discover

Thunder and lightning have sparked awe and fear in humans since time immemorial. In both modern and ancient cultures, these natural phenomena are …

7 Steps To Upgrading Your Style

Uncertainty in Deep Learning (PhD Thesis) | Yarin Gal - Blog | Oxford Machine Learning

<i>Function</i> draws from a dropout neural network. This new visualisation technique depicts the distribution over <i>functions</i> rather than the predictive …

Net Neutrality Explained: What It Means (and Why It Matters)

After signaling that it would for months, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday revealed its plan to dismantle regulations that …

Dark Matter and Energy Don't Exist: Astronomer Claims to Solve Universe's Greatest Mysteries With New Model

Dark matter and dark energy—the mystery forces believed to govern the universe—may not exist after all. In a newly developed model, astronomer André …

Harvard scientists made a material that creates completely new states of light

by Science Alert November 20, 2017 Hard Science 17402<p>Michelle Starr<p>Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange – and it’s possible …

Quantum Physics

The First Interstellar Object to Visit Us Is More Incredible Than We Ever Expected

It has travelled for hundreds of millions of years.<p>The first asteroid observed visiting our Solar System from elsewhere isn't just unusual in its …

Astronomy

What Is A Quantum Computer And How Excited Should I Be?

Image: liquidtransistorresonancyvalley by artist Brenna Murphy. Used with permission.<p>They will never sit on your desk, and they will most certainly …

Quantum Computing

Physicists Might Finally Be Able to Detect The Spectacularly Rare Radiation Escaping Black Holes

Don't blink!<p>In the 1970s, physicist Stephen Hawking envisioned a strange radiation shining from the boundaries of black holes, meaning they aren't …

Harvard Scientists Have Unlocked Unexpected New States of Light

Nothing in nature can do this.<p>Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange - and it's possible we'll never exhaust the opportunities to …

Quantum Physics