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Physicists Go Deep in Search of Dark Matter

The elevator that lowers them 4,850 feet down a mine shaft to a subterranean physics lab isn’t called an elevator, the physicists tell me. It’s …

Physics

China Transmits Data Into Space Using Quantum Entanglement

It's the longest distance a qubit has ever been teleported.<p>For the second time this summer, China’s quantum computer scientists have blown the rest …

Quantum Mechanics

Big Bang Confirmed Again, This Time By The Universe's First Atoms

The Big Bang is the leading theory as to where our Universe came from. The Universe was hotter, denser, more uniform, and smaller in the past, and is only as vast as it is today due to the fabric of expanding space. This idea was extremely controversial for many decades, until detailed observations …

Physics

Scientists 'Teleport' a Particle Hundreds of Miles—But What Does That Mean?

Humanity is advancing rapidly towards a place where the news sounds an awful lot like science fiction. In fact, yesterday, Chinese scientists …

Quantum Mechanics

Here are all the gadgets Amazon is launching in 2017

Before then, Amazon was little more than an ambitious and fast-growing online shop. A decade later, and it's a global juggernaut — dominating everything from ecommerce to cloud web hosting.<p>It is still less associated with hardware and gadgets than the likes of Apple, but since 2007, Amazon's tech …

Smart Homes

6 Things Quantum Computers Will Be Incredibly Useful For

Computers don’t exist in a vacuum. They serve to solve problems, and the type of problems they can solve are influenced by their hardware. Graphics …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time

Communication without particle transmission.<p>Quantum communication is a strange beast, but one of the weirdest proposed forms of it is called …

Quantum Mechanics

A "Quantum Refrigerator" Could Solve Quantum Computers

Science can now cool an object by shooting it with radiation.<p>Researchers may solve one of the biggest practical problems facing quantum computers: …

Quantum Computing

SolarGaps blinds generate solar electricity while shading your windows

<b>These plug-and-play solar smart blinds track the sun's angle in the sky throughout the day and produce clean electricity for home or office.</b><p>For those …

Amazon Echo

A New "Tube Transport" System Could Get You From New York to Beijing in 2 Hours

International and Global<p>Transportation of the future is being developed today: autonomous electric vehicles, flying cars, and the futuristic pods …

Taj Mahal

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Mindfulness

Research Shows Cannabis Restores Memory and Could Reverse The Aging Process

Aging and the Brain<p>One of aging’s most obvious signs is a decrease in cognitive function and learning ability. Usually, these issues express …

Atoms

'60 Minutes' Looks at How Silicon Valley Hacks Our Brains

Smartphone apps are designed with compulsive use in mind.<p>On the April 9 edition of <i>60 Minutes</i>, Anderson Cooper sat down with former Google product …

Silicon Valley

The Jihadi Who Turned to Jesus

ISTANBUL — When 22 Christian refugees gathered in the basement of an apartment in Istanbul early on a recent Sunday afternoon, it was quickly clear that this was no ordinary prayer meeting. Several of them had Islamic names. There was an Abdelrahman and even a couple of Mohammads. Strangest of all, …

Al-Qaeda

Yuval Harari on why humans won’t dominate Earth in 300 years

“It's not because I overestimate the AI. It's because most people tend to overestimate human beings.”<p>Yuval Noah Harari’s first book, <i>Sapiens</i>, was an international sensation. The Israeli historian’s mind-bending tour through the triumph of <i>Homo sapiens</i>is a favorite of, among others, Bill Gates, Mark …

Singularity

A Meditation To Improve Your Sex Life

When most people think of meditation, they think of it as a vehicle for clearing the mind and finding inner peace. The truth is that meditation is …

Tesla Has Reduced Electricity Costs for Homeowners by 92%

The Powerwall<p>Imagine living in a four-bedroom house with a large array of appliances that are driven by a whole lot of electricity. After adding up …

Tesla

Augmented Reality Is Bringing The Internet To Life

In the early 90’s the World Wide Web came online and with it came most people’s introduction to the internet.<p>At first, it was just this thing that …

Augmented Reality

New "Brain-Reading Computers" Let the Paralyzed Communicate Using Their Thoughts

Typing With Thought<p>Researchers from Stanford University have built a new brain-computer interface (BCI) that allows paralyzed people to type with …

Neurophilosophy

7 Incubators That Can Help Your Startup

Business incubators have evolved by leaps and bounds from the late 70s to today<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The idea for early-stage companies to share facilities in a business incubator became popular in the late 1970s. In 1980, approximately 12 business incubators …

Startups

Ghosts definitely don't exist because otherwise the Large Hadron Collider would have found them, claims Brian Cox

Ghosts definitely aren't real because the biggest science experiment in the world would have found them by now, according to Brian Cox.<p>People have …

Physics

OK, WTF Is a Time Crystal?

Physicists have made a new phase of matter called a time crystal—but what does that even mean?<p>Last month, a team of physicists from UC Berkeley said they'd created a blueprint for a new phase of matter called a time crystal. Their paper, in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>, turned what was once a pretty far …

Quantum Mechanics

Mystery of the Second Ship on 'Star Trek: Discovery' Deepens

The mission of the starship <i>USS Discovery</i> could be influenced by another starship: the <i>USS Shenzhou</i>. Even though the <i>Discovery</i> is obviously the titular …

Science Fiction

How to invest with $5, $50 or $100

Investing isn't just for the rich.<p>It is true that if you have lots of cash, you'll have lots of options on where to put it. But if you are just getting started and have just a minimal amount of money to work with — anywhere from $5 to $1,000 — you may have more choices than you might think.<p>A few …

Investing