Rodney Martin

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Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

Melting Arctic sea ice could be about to start uncontrollable global climate change, experts warn

The rapid melting of the Arctic sea ice could be about to bring about catastrophic events across the world, scientists have warned.<p>The effects of the …

Global Warming

Economists agree: economic models underestimate climate change? [Stoat]

Tis David Roberts, at Vox. I say that up front because although I’m pretty sure I’ve disagreed with him on just this kind of stuff before, I can’t …

Technophobes can relax – there’s no such thing as the fourth industrial revolution

The theme of the 2016 World Economic Forum (“WEF”) in Davos was the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Professor Klaus Schwab, WEF’s founder, has even …

Artificial Intelligence

Six Billion Web Searches Bring China's Economy Into Focus

Wu Haishan was at Princeton University studying how schools of fish swim together when the crowd behavior of a much bigger group grabbed his …

China

Fire up the atom forge

Rethink electron microscopy to build quantum materials from scratch, urge Sergei V. Kalinin, Albina Borisevich and Stephen Jesse.<p>Subject …

3tags.org

After a Decade of Research, Microsoft Is Ready to Start Building Quantum Computers

A Different Path<p>Microsoft is making a bigger push toward building a scalable quantum computer, and it’s focusing on a type of qubits it thinks are …

Fundamental rate-loss trade-off for the quantum internet

Altmetric: 3<p>Citations: 4<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Koji Azuma<br>• , Akihiro Mizutani<br>• & Hoi-Kwong Lo<p><i>Nature Communications</i> <b>volume 7</b>, Article number: 13523 …

Quantum Computing: Researchers Build Converter Capable Of Modifying Properties Of Individual Photons

The field of quantum computing relies on a quantum mechanical phenomenon known as superposition, which allows subatomic particles to assume more than …

There ARE parallel universes: Physicists state multiverses are INTERACTING

GETTYThere could be many universes<p>Academics are challenging the status quo of the single universe theory by claiming many different universes coexist …

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Did aliens create and maintain the universe?

WASHINGTON – How did the universe get started?<p>With the Big Bang theory under assault, science and philosophy are fishing for new theories – seemingly …

3D-printed Aquaponic Homes grow their own veggies and fish

As natural resources dwindle and rising temperatures threaten to alter entire ecosystems in unknowable ways, architects and designers are creating …

P.E.I. farmer assists in near-eradication of methane from cow farts

A P.E.I. farmer has helped lead to a researcher's discovery of an unlikely weapon in the battle against global warming: a seaweed that nearly …

Forestry

Aquaponics Vertical Garden

Tessellated Wooden Art<p>How to Choose the Right Pot or Planter for a Plant<p>How to Take & Grow Succulents From Cuttings<p>Starting a Handmade …

Vegetable Gardens

To the stratosphere and beyond! SolarStratos wants to fly a plane to the edge of space

On the edge of an industrial estate in Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland, a small team of adventurers is preparing for a mission to the edge of space.<p>If …

Sea Level

Strange star has E.T. seekers looking closely for signs of life

Berkeley astronomers on a new hunt for E.T. are aiming one of the world’s most powerful radio telescopes at the most bizarre star ever detected.<p>They have tuned the big telescope at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia to listen for signals from an object in space called Tabby’s Star, whose …

Total eclipse of the heart (of America): where to see the 2017 solar eclipse | Travel Feature

Where to see the 2017 solar eclipse<p>Oregon: Salem, Willamette Valley, Madras<p>Want to be first in the world to see the eclipse of 2017? Head to Oregon. …

National Parks

Making Sense of the 'WTF' Star

If you are trying to understand the universe, one is not merely a lonely number; it is a damn infuriating one. When you have just a single example of …

SpaceX Wants to Surround Earth With an Internet Service That's 200 Times Faster

We need this!<p>SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by the Mars-hungry tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, just made a big move to enshroud the planet in …

Telecoms

NASA, ESA Telescopes Give Shape to Furious Black Hole Winds

NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) and ESA's (European Space Agency) XMM-Newton telescope are showing that fierce winds from a …

Researchers Need Your Help to Find Out What Space Sounds Like

It's noisier than you think.<p>We know that there is sound on planets and moons in the Solar System – places where there’s a medium through which sound …

For The First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds

Life - but not as we know it.<p>Scientists have managed to coax living cells into making carbon-silicon bonds, demonstrating for the first time that …

Has dogma derailed the scientific search for dark matter?

According to mainstream researchers, the vast majority of the matter in the Universe is invisible: it consists of dark-matter particles that do not …

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Watch Out for the Winking Eye of the Demon Star

There is an apocryphal story, dating back to the mid-18th century, about a famous Paris astronomer who would stand on one of the Seine bridges on …