Rajit Patel

17 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @RajitPatel | Keep up with Rajit Patel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rajit Patel”

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Flee from the sun at the speed of light in this humbling video

In casual conversation, when we say something is moving at the speed of light, we usually mean it's moving really fast. The speed of light feels instantaneous down here on our small contained planet.<p>Art director and animator Alphonse Swinehart has been "nerding out on some astronomy books and …

Speed Of Light

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Is the Universe Finite or Infinite?

The universe we can see and measure is about 13.8 billion years old. However, the universe is larger than 13.8 billion light years in diameter due to …

The Case for Learning C as Your First Programming Language

We could probably debate forever which programming language is best to learn first—it could depend on your goals and other considerations. Mac …

Mysterious radio signal from space caught live for first time

Astronomers in Australia have picked up an “alien” radio signal from space for the first time as it occurred. The signal, or radio “burst”, was discovered on May 15, 2014, though it’s just being reported by the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. “The burst was identified within 10 …

"A Strange New Theory of How Space-Time is Emerging" (2014 Most Popular)

"What Mark has done is put his finger on a key ingredient of how space-time is emerging: entanglement," says Gary Horowitz, who studies quantum …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

The Nature of Mind and the Holographic Brain

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><b>What is the true nature of mind, and what is the real function of our brains?</b><p>The purpose of this article is to …

Researchers discover a universal law of superconductivity

The immutable laws that govern our universe – such as those that reign over the observable world in classical mechanics and those that rule the …

What speaking two languages does to the brain

There is increasing evidence that bilingualism can affect how the brain works. Older, lifelong bilinguals have demonstrated better cognitive skills …

'Super-Earths' May Have Stable Oceans That Are Key For Alien Life

NASA's Kepler space telescope celebrated its 1,000th exoplanet discovery earlier this month, an impressive milestone in the search for life on other worlds.<p>Now astronomers are homing in on those exoplanets that may have liquid water, which is thought to be essential for supporting life. And …

The EAGLE Project: A Virtual Universe Simulated Inside a Supercomputer

About a week ago, we published this article, “Astronomers Simulate Universe and Galaxies on Cosmology Machine.” Thanks to contributor Chaos_Dynamics, …

The Coming Rise of AI Means Humanity Will Need to Grow Up

<i>Supriya Jain heads the Global Thought Leadership Marketing Initiative at Wipro Ltd and is also the Founder of Miitra, a social organization for the elderly.</i><p>Perhaps the most exciting and talked about technology today is Artificial Intelligence (AI). However, mentions of AI can be traced back to …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Astrophysicists Find That Cities Grow Just Like Galaxies

We've all looked out at the night sky and wondered at how much the stars look like strings of cities. But there's more than a passing …

Space