Sidhanth Kumar

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How viable is nuclear fusion as an energy source? Podcast

Are scientific and industrial ideas about commercial nuclear fusion reactors in the near future just wishful thinking?<p>At Iter in the south of France, seven international partners have pooled their financial and scientific resources to build the biggest fusion reactor in history. Their aim is to …

Nuclear Energy

How do you break your penis?

Erections are fascinating things. Did you know the little blighters even occur in the womb? And that men well into their nineties report fully functioning trouser salutes? Something to look forward to then, along with the free bus pass.<p>They can also lead to all sorts of mishaps – the type of …

Inflammation

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

8 Ways Davos Is Urging World Leaders To Ask The Big Questions

As world leaders convene in Davos for the World Economic Forum 2015 this week, they'll be discussing everything from climate change and Ebola to stalled economic growth in China and the upcoming elections in Greece. They'll also be participating in daily meditation sessions.<p>Under this year's theme, …

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …