Stacy Deuel

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Physics has a dizzying array of subdisciplines. This short video breaks it down.

An 8-minute history of the giant field of physics.<p>Physics can be defined simply as the study of matter and energy. But that simple definition covers an enormous range of topics.<p>There’s the classical physics you learned about in high school: It can explain how much force it takes to slide a box …

Physics

How to Spot a Common Mental Error That Leads to Misguided Thinking

Human beings have been blaming strange behavior on the full moon for centuries. In the Middle Ages, for example, people claimed that a full moon …

Bill Gates

2016 August 16 - Five Planets and the Moon over Australia

<b>Five Planets and the Moon over Australia</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Alex Cherney (Terrastro, TWAN)<p><b>Explanation:</b> It is not a coincidence that planets …

A Bar Owner in The UK Has Built a Faraday Cage to Stop Customers Using Their Phones

Commitment.<p>The owner of a cocktail bar in the UK has turned to physics in an attempt to force his customers to actually talk to other instead of just …

'Red gene' in birds and turtles suggests dinosaurs had bird-like color vision

Earlier this year, scientists used zebra finches to pinpoint the gene that enables birds to produce and display the colour red.<p>Now, a new study shows …

Oil might be the reason dinosaurs are extinct

iStock<p>What killed the dinosaurs? It’s a question as old as – well the dinosaurs themselves, and one that everyone from school children to scientists have been asking for decades. Movies like Jurassic Park and the Land Before Time only heighten that sense of wonder and raise the stakes behind that …

What Is the Most Cost-Effective Way to Get to Mars?

The best ways that SpaceX could take humanity to the red planet.<p>It has been over 30 years since a human walked on a heavenly body that is not Earth, and many people think it's high time that we start shooting for the planets. SpaceX, for example, recently announced that it plans to send a Dragon …

Space Travel

Create a folding paper animation

This style of animation is very popular, and has been seen in everything from TV commercials to short 3D movies. In this tutorial, we'll cover …

Scientists discovered two feather-covered dinosaur wings preserved in amber

Scientists just published their findings from two 99 million-year-old baby dinosaur wings — with feathers still attached — found encased in amber. I'm going to repeat that: We've got two dinosaur wings so well-preserved in amber that scientists can study their feathers.<p>No, you aren't living in the …

Want to Dramatically Improve Presentations? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

My client needed help, and she needed it fast. "Please tell me how to improve this presentation," she asked. "The CEO is planning to share this next week at the employee town hall meeting."<p>She opened a folder and pulled out a thick printout of a PowerPoint deck. It was a car-wreck moment for me: I …

Memory Loss

Hate your job? NASA wants you to work on Mars - CNN Style

Written by Georgia McCafferty, CNN<p>This story was originally published in February 2016.<p>US space agency NASA has just released a series of retro recruitment posters that advertise potential positions it may one day need filled on Mars.<p>First commissioned in 2009 for an exhibit at the Kennedy Space …

The Remarkable 1-Minute Confidence Boost Based on Science | Inc.com

Need a quick confidence boost? If you've ever found yourself in a stressful situation where you were unsure of yourself or your own capabilities, then the answer is probably yes. The good news is that there is something you can do right now to boost your confidence, and if you do it repeatedly, …

Why 'Fake It Till You Make It' Is So Effective, According to Science | Inc.com

It took me a while before I started calling myself an author.<p>I've been writing this column for almost two years, and have reached an audience well into the millions. I'm about to finish my first book (which I've ghost written for a <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author), and I'll be publishing my own …

Leadership

Detroit among 5 cities leading the way in urban innovation

In 2008, for the first time in history, more human beings lived in cities than in rural areas. The United Nations projects that by 2050 nearly …

This Mind-Blowing Theory About Dark Matter Will Make You See Space Differently

Dark matter and the nature of black holes are two of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics, and now a new theory has linked the two together: Dark …

Dark Matter

'Origami robot' can be swallowed in pill and then sent on missions in the human body

An ‘origami robot’ that can be swallowed in a pill and then sent on missions inside the body promises a revolution in internal treatment of the digestive system, scientists have claimed.<p>A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sheffield University, and the Tokyo Institute of …

Robotics

Science Kombat is a new browser-based game that lets some of history’s most famous scientists duke it out in an epic grudge match<p>Here’s something fun for a Friday: If you miss the heady days of over-the-top fighting games from the early 90s, then Superinteressante magazine has a neat little …

Stephen Hawking