Andrew Bernard

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No, The Universe Is Not Expanding at an Accelerated Rate, Say Physicists

This could change everything.<p>Back in 2011, three astronomers were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery that the Universe wasn't …

Physics

Embedded ball bearings bring balance to 3D-printed objects

Figurines that just won't stay standing are the bane of a collector's existence, but spare a thought for hobbyists who design and 3D print their own …

Watch a Quantum Computing Expert Describe How the World’s About to Change

Quantum information scientist Michele Mosca speaks about the near future.<p>Quantum physics, with its descriptions of bizarre properties like entanglement and superposition, can sound like a science fiction fever dream. Yet this branch of physics, no matter how counterintuitive it seems sometimes, …

Here's How Quantum Computing Will Change The World

When the world’s first digital computer was completed in 1946 it opened up new vast new worlds of possibility. Still, early computers were only used for limited applications because they could only be programmed in machine code. It took so long to set up problems that they were only practical for …

Quantum Computing

Quantum computing advances with control of entanglement

When the quantum computer was imagined 30 years ago, it was revered for its potential to quickly and accurately complete practical tasks often …

Quantum Computing

5 incredible Star Wars gaming PCs

Whether you’re a hardcore PC gamer or just use a computer for more regular activities, it isn’t difficult to appreciate the amazing work done by case …

The Xbox One may yet get its emulator

Over the weekend, we reported on the emulator NESBox being allowed permission for release on the Xbox One. Microsoft eventually denied the …

3tags.org

The Very Strange—And Fascinating— Ideas Behind Quantum Computing

IBM has been working on a new quantum computer that can dominate the industry for decades to come. If that sounds incredible, wait till you hear the …

Quantum Computing

A California Company Thinks The Secret To Fusion Is A Long Tube

Take with a boulder of salt<p>For the blink of an eye, nuclear fusion appears possible. Nuclear reactors today are fission reactors, where decaying nuclear material heats water to power generators. Fusion reactors, in theory, create a sustained reaction, like at the heart of <i>actual stars</i>. Humans have …

Energy

Watch a 2000bhp Nissan GT-R blitz a 7.5-second quarter-mile

A company called Alpha Performance has created something called the ‘Alpha Omega’ Nissan GT-R. The car has been subject to a small amount of tuning, …

Nissan GT-R

Your PlayStation Can Study Black Holes

With a little modification, of course. And a few of its friends. At least, that’s what the US Air Force found out.<p>Their project, dubbed the ‘Condor Cluster’ was built in 2010, following the advent of another supercomputer. Dr. Gaurav Khanna, out of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, set out …

Supercomputers

There's an 850-hp Drag Racer Hiding Under This Camry Skin

Outrageousness abounds at the 2014 SEMA show, so for a moment you might be excused for thinking this silver 2015 Toyota Camry wears nothing more involved than some custom wheels and smoky tint. That impression will swiftly fade, though, when the mild-mannered sedan flips open, Funny Car–style, to …

Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router Debuts

Netgear has announced a new wireless router designed to get the best performance on the market. The router is called the Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi …

Wi-Fi

BT, Microsoft and Google to take part in UK 'white space' trial

The UK will be among the first countries in the world to road-test ‘white space’ technology, which could help support the next wave of wireless innovation, Ofcom has announced.<p>White space technology uses the gaps in radio spectrum which exist between frequency bands. Spectrum is a limited resource …

Telecoms