Alexander Dalrymple

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Swedes claim confirmation of element 115

Swedish researchers have reported strong evidence for the formation of element 115, some 9 years after Russian researchers first claimed to detect a …

Theoretical Element 115 Exists, Study Confirms

Researchers confirm the existence of this synthetic element in a new accelerator study. Will it be enough to give ununpentium official recognition and a new name?<p>At the bottom right corner of the periodic table of elements, there are a handful of boxes that illustrators often color gray. The …

Tracking the International Space Station with metal coat hangers

Mike Coletta poses in his yard in Pueblo, Col., with his 12 element yagi antenna he built from metal coat hangers and wood. Photo courtesy of Mike …

Groundbreaking New Particle Could Make Hard Drives 20 Times Smaller

There are many reasons why we still have size limitations on technology, but when it comes to data storage, one thing really stands out. You can only …

2014 Jaguar F-type V-8 S

The Pied Piper: Come, children, and be charmed by Jaguar's first true sports car in a generation.<p>TESTED<p>Hamlin, West Virginia, is nowhere. Which is exactly the place Jaguar sports-car development has been for the past 40 years. The XK? That, good sir, is a GT. That anything small and …

Whoa: NFC can be used to power an E Ink display without wires!

You probably knew that NFC can be used for digital wallets and simple device pairing, but did you know you can create power with Near Field …

The Nvidia Shield Seemed Like A Fringe Device, But It’s Actually A Mobile Gaming Must-Have

Nvidia went a little outside of its comfort zone when it built the Shield, a portable gaming device based on essentially stock Android with an integrated hardware controller. I wasn’t sure what to make of it when it was announced: Was it a reference device for potential Tegra partners? Simply a …

Solar-Powered Drones' Bright Future

New unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with powerful photovoltaic cells can fly for hours, months, or even years at at time.<p><b>What happens when you pair up unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)</b> with the very latest in photovoltaic cells? The result is two new UAV prototypes: an upgraded battlefield …

On-demand on-chip teleportation of qubits performed for first time - ExtremeTech

By on August 15, 2013 at 9:21 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It’s going to be a while before …

Quantum Physics

Who needs Hyperloop? Consumer jetpack to release by 2015 - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 2:46 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Martin Aircraft Company has been …

Hyperloop

How researchers captured the first images of atoms making and breaking molecular bonds - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 12:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>There’s something about pictures. …

Chemistry

Invisibility cloak made from simple mirrors can stop time indefinitely - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 11:16 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at Northwestern …

Temporal

Pirate Bay launches its own web browser to skirt internet censorship - ExtremeTech

By on August 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>As the internet grows older, more …

Software

CIA Kept Area 51 Secret Because Rumors Cooler Than Reality

A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend.<p>Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in the Nevada desert that has fascinated armchair historians and tormented conspiracy theorists for …

The gaming community rushes to pick up MineCraft creator’s abandoned project

Independent online open-world game <i>Minecraft</i> didn’t reach its huge success in one fell swoop. The game steadily grew from its original alpha build in …

Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch is real, and it's not a phone

Samsung is widely expected to reveal a smartwatch coined Galaxy Gear in the coming months, possibly as soon as Germany's IFA trade show in early September. A Bloomberg report last week ambiguously identified the Gear as being able to "make phone calls," but <i>The Verge</i> has learned today that the …

Nokia is reportedly working on a 6-inch, 20-megapixel Windows Phone phablet

Windows Phone(s msft) is about to get a whole lot bigger – physically, that is. According to a report from The Verge, Nokia(s nok) is currently …