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Snøhetta's Harvard HouseZero aims to "solve one of the world's biggest energy problems"

Harvard University, Snøhetta and Skanska Technology have teamed up to retrofit an old house, demonstrating how existing buildings can be made more …

Sigurd Larsen designs affordable homes for eco-housing development near Copenhagen

Berlin-based architect Sigurd Larsen designed these two larch-clad homes as a sustainable and affordable model for an "organic" housing development …

Architecture

Atelier Space turn a 1925 nursery into a daylit solar-powered residence in the Netherlands

Smart adaptive reuse can do wonders with old, abandoned and disused buildings. Dutch firm Atelier Space breathed new life into this 1925 nursery in …

All India Agriculture Entrance Exam: May 28

~ Please request the Information Bulletin and�application forms at the following address:<p>Examination Cell<br>Education Division<br>ICAR<br>Pusa<br>New Delhi -- 110 …

7 things science says women do better than men

Both women and men are capable of performing extraordinary feats, but there are some things the females of our species do better.<p>Here are 7 of them, according to science.<p>Number 7. Seeing colors. It comes down to the ability to perceive red, and that is an X-chromosome enabled skill. As women have 2 …

AOL

A Teen Might Pick The Landing Site For NASA's Next Mars Rover

NASA's next Mars rover mission doesn't launch until 2020, but the process of picking a landing site is already underway. Right now, one of the leading suggestions comes from a teenager who hasn't yet finished high school.<p>Alex Longo, of Raleigh, N.C., has been a fan of space exploration for almost …

Posters

Revealed: Google’s plan for quantum computer supremacy

SOMEWHERE in California, Google is building a device that will usher in a new era for computing. It’s a quantum computer, the largest ever made, …

The ambitious plan to make India the new center of the experimental physics world

In 2016, a week after scientists in the US clinked champagne glasses to celebrate the monumental discovery of gravitational waves in February, an Indian physicist slowly paced across his office in Bangalore, sitting at his desk then standing back, bouncing around with nervous energy. Bala Iyer’s …

LIGO

How Do We Colonize Venus?

<i>Welcome back to our series on Colonizing the Solar System! Today, we take a look at Earth’s “sister planet”, the hellish, yet strangely similar</i> …

NASA Asteroid Mission Reveals Ice Volcano and Other Signs of Water

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>The arrival of NASA’s Dawn mission at the huge asteroid “1 …

Comments of the Week #125: from the Universe’s age to impossible engines

“We meet aliens every day who have something to give us. They come in the form of people with different opinions.” -William ShatnerIt’s been another …

Universe

The Dark Cloud of High-Energy Physics

The LHC 'nightmare scenario' came and went and, here we are, still doing science.<p>It's been a month since physicists at the Large Hadron Collider dashed the hopes of a great many physicists and physics spotters that a new particle had appeared in collision data collected during the experiment's 2015 …

Physics

Earth - We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>Are you real? What about me?<p>These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. But some of the current best …

Singularity