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Stephen Hawking: Martin Rees Looks Back on Colleague’s Spectacular Success Against All Odds

Soon after I enrolled as a graduate student at Cambridge University in 1964, I encountered a fellow student, two years ahead of me in his studies, …

Emerging Technology

Stephen Hawking, in His Own Words

Stephen Hawking, the brilliant physicist who died at 76 in Cambridge, England, on Wednesday (Einstein’s birthday), never won a Nobel Prize. But his book “A Brief History of Time” made him a star beyond his field, and his penchant for dropping bons mots on subjects large and small made him an …

Nobel Prize

Computer POST and beep codes

Updated: by Computer Hope<p>The computer POST (power-on self-test) checks a computer's internal hardware for compatibility and connection before …

Thematopic: Backups - Opslagtechnologie - GoT

Acties:<p>0Henk 'm!<p>Omdat we in OM steeds meer mensen zien die hun data kwijt zijn geraakt door een (achteraf blijkende) slechte backup zijn er steeds …

Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

The term “moonshot” is sometimes invoked to denote a project so outrageously ambitious that it can only be described by comparing it to the Apollo 11 …

Emerging Technology

Oldest Monster Black Hole Ever Found Is 800 Million Times More Massive Than the Sun

Astronomers have discovered the oldest supermassive black hole ever found — a behemoth that grew to 800 million times the mass of the sun when the …

Black Holes

Chemists May Have Found the ‘Missing Link’ to the First Life on Earth

The search for the ancient chemical origins of life has a new candidate — a multitasking enzyme that may have set the evolutionary ball rolling.<p>Four …

Meet the High Schooler Shaking Up Artificial Intelligence

Since its founding by Elon Musk and others nearly two years ago, nonprofit research lab OpenAI has published dozens of research papers. One posted …

Artificial Intelligence

The world's largest telescope will unlock the universe's oldest secrets

In the predawn hours of September 20th, 2017, the cavernous hangar doors of the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab at the University of Arizona slowly swung open and the first of seven gargantuan mirrors passed through on its way to the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile where they will be assembled into …

The flying drones that can scan packages night and day

<b>Flying drones and robots now patrol distribution warehouses - they've become workhorses of the e-commerce era online that retailers can't do without. It is driving down costs but it is also putting people out of work: what price progress?</b><p>It could be a scene from Blade Runner 2049; the flying drone …

Blade Runner

There and Back Again: Scientists Beam Photons to Space to Test Quantum Theory

Researchers have taken a famous quantum-physics experiment to new heights by sending light, in the form of photons, to space and back, demonstrating …

Quantum Mechanics

How Gravitational Waves and 'Multi-Messenger' Research Will Change Astronomy

Scientists announced Monday (Oct. 16) that the era of multi-messenger astronomy has officially begun. But what does that phrase mean, and how will it …

National Science Foundation

The PayPal Mafia

<i>A version of this article appears in the November 26, 2007 issue of Fortune Magazine.</i><p>A door opens, and a blond man appears in a white jacket with …

Here are 15 books that will help you succeed in the tech world

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking to fortify or launch a career, reading the canonical and formative as well as the provocative and emerging books in your …

Silicon Valley

20 Wines for Under $20: Weeknight Pleasures for Relaxed Evenings

The requirements for weeknight cooking are easy to understand, but weeknight wine? It’s a bit more conceptual.<p>The last thing anyone wants after a long day of work is to put in another few hours over a cutting board and stove. But where is the labor in opening a bottle? It is the wine inside that …

Wine & Spirits

14 Chemical Reactions That Honestly Seem Like Magic

"Wow." –You in a minute.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Chemistry

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"The Black Hole That Gave Birth to the Universe" -- (Today's "Galaxy" Stream)

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

Tesla shows off solar roof tiles

<b>Roof tiles with built-in solar panels have been unveiled by Tesla chief executive Elon Musk.</b><p>The tiles, made from glass, are intended to be a more attractive way to add solar panels to homes, compared with currently-used solar technology.<p>The launch took place in Universal Studios, Los Angeles, on …

Tesla

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The Greatest Unsolved Problem In Theoretical Physics

How the “hierarchy problem,” or why gravity is so much weaker than everything else, might be the key to the entire Universe.<p><i>“I just think too many</i> …

DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis on how AI will shape the future

DeepMind’s stunning victories over Go legend Lee Se-dol have stoked excitement over artificial intelligence’s potential more than any event in recent memory. But the Google subsidiary’s AlphaGo program is far from its only project — it’s not even the main one. As co-founder Demis Hassabis said …

Artificial Intelligence

Steve Blank Makes Homage to Steve Jobs in Speech to NYU Engineering Graduates | Inc.com

Steve Blank, the famed Silicon Valley entrepreneur, professor, and creator of the Lean Startup movement, says he took a cue from Steve Jobs, the late Apple co-founder, for his 2016 commencement address.<p>"Steve Jobs gave the best commencement speech ever," Blank said, in conversation with <i>Inc.</i> last …

Silicon Valley

The Whole Of Space Travel Illustrated On One Beautiful Chart

A new illustration by <i>Pop Chart Lab</i> takes us through years of space travel, all in a single chart. The <i>Chart of Cosmic Exploration</i> documents every …

Space Travel

The Big Picture

• <b>Auteur:</b> Sean Carroll<p><b>*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*</b><b><br>"Vivid . . . impressive. . . . Splendidly informative."—The New York Times</b><i><br>"</i><b>Succeeds spectacularly."—Science<br>"A tour de force."—Salon</b><br>Already internationally acclaimed for his elegant, lucid writing on the most challenging notions in modern …