Tom Pickering

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Cooking with I.B.M.: The Synthetic Gastronomist

One sunny afternoon a few weeks ago, during a visit to the Institute of Culinary Education in Manhattan, I had a taste of Czech pork-belly moussaka. It was neither the best nor the worst meal I’ve ever had, but in some ways it was the most remarkable. For it was, almost literally, a taste of the …

Why Do We Keep Making Ebooks Like Paper Books?

Comparing books to ebooks is like comparing mechanical watches to digital watches, or manual cars to automatic cars. No one doubts the convenience, …

LHC upgrade to open up 'new realm of particle physics'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/966000/966799_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534397390_f0adff28207da1fa6d2b20db9a8b47dd<p><b>Engineers have begun a major upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).</b><p>Their work should double the energy of what's already the most …

Physics

Trailer Trash

It seemed as though we had survived a dark time, and made it safely to the other side, when roughly two minutes and twenty seconds of the new “Star Trek” trailer had elapsed without the appearance of a certain ear-splitting and maddeningly ubiquitous action-movie-trailer musical cue. And then, …

Short Sharp Science: Speedy astronauts make fastest trip yet to the ISS

<i>Victoria Jaggard, physical sciences news editor</i><p><i>(Image: NASA/Carla Cioffi)</i><p>Now you can get to the International Space Station in less time than it …