Abhishek Singh

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Pi Day: Shakespeare, Jane Austen and the poet laureate of pi

It is a fact unbeknown to many that the number known as pi has spawned a literary genre.<p>Pi is the number 3.1415926535… The digits continue forever without ever forming a repeating pattern.<p>The genre is to write in such a way that each digit of pi denotes the number of letters in each word.<p>So, the …

These Girls Built The Most Epic Snow Penis Sculpture Of All Time

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The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, including a view of Sochi from space and an amazing aerial manoeuvre.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>A rocket’s slow crawl and a spectacular volcano<p>A lion's check up and a brain sculpture<p>Leaping whales and fierce fossils<p>…

The 'leaky pipeline' of women in science

Despite a growing interest in science at school, Eleanor Muffitt opted for humanities at university; she asks why girls let their talent fall by the wayside<p>As a pupil, I was never a fan of science: while I enjoyed learning about Newton's apple and nerve endings, it was history I most looked forward …

Sustainable nuclear fusion breakthrough raises hopes for ultimate green energy

US researchers have achieved a world first in an ambitious experiment that aims to recreate the conditions at the heart of the sun and pave the way for nuclear fusion reactors.<p>The scientists generated more energy from fusion reactions than they put into the nuclear fuel, in a small but crucial step …

These molecule-sized wires could stop the computer industry from hitting a brick wall

In case you missed it, the end of the age of ever-faster computers is nigh. In his speech (pdf) at last summer’s Hot Chip conference, Bob Colwell, Intel’s former chief architect, said Moore’s law—the prediction that computer power doubles every 18-24 months, which has held largely true since Intel …

Moore's Law

‘Votes’ protect quantum processors from decoherence

Seeking a solution to decoherence—the “noise” that prevents quantum processors from functioning properly—scientists have developed a strategy for …