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What It Means To Be a Science Fiction Writer in the Early 21st Century

I believe that science fiction’s best days are ahead of it, because I have read a lot of science fiction. And if this genre has taught me anything, …

A Genius Trick for Fluffier Buttermilk Pancakes (No Whipping Egg Whites!)

It's Sunday morning and you're out there on the internet again, looking for the fluffiest buttermilk pancakes. A lot of fancy recipes will tell you to separate your eggs, whip the whites, and fold them in gently at the end. This one isn't going to.<p>It's a move that makes sense—if you were to add …

'The Expanse' And The Physics Of Stealth In Space

A key plot point in the pilot of <i>The Expanse</i> involves a stealth ship, lying in wait for one set of unsuspecting protagonists to come along, at which point it unleashes destruction that will turn out to have disastrous consequences for everyone involved. This is a classic space-opera trope, which is …

A Radical Reinterpretation of Einstein’s Theory — NOVA Next | PBS

“It is not easy to walk alone in the country without musing upon something,” Charles Dickens once observed. For Julian Barbour, those musings most …

Physics

Will Humans Ever Build Starships?

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Neel V. Patel</b><p>"Will we ever live amongst the stars?"<p>This is Rachel Armstrong's big question -- and one she's determined to answer. A professor of experimental architecture at Newcastle University in the UK, Armstrong has been thinking about zero-g …

Space Travel

Engage! Warp Drive Could Become Reality with Quantum-Thruster Physics

DALLAS — Warp-drive technology, a form of "faster than light" travel popularized by TV's "Star Trek," could be bolstered by the physics of quantum …

Your Terrible Eating Habits Are the Reason You Can’t Sleep

If you are having trouble sleeping, you may want to skip eating that burrito right before bed. A new study has found what years of indigestion has …

The Technology That Will Build Our Future May Be Found In Mushrooms

The key to the human race’s future may be right beneath our feet. It sounds bizarre, but fungi better known as mushrooms can help solve many of …

A Brief History of Cryosleep

How scientists are trying to make humans hibernate, and the real science behind one of science fiction's favorite tropes.<p>Earlier this month, 15 top European scientists, who study a variety of medical disciplines, met at the behest of the European Space Agency to discuss how they might solve the …

European Space Agency

First look at fighter pilot helmet of the future: BAE’s hi-tech Striker II will let pilots push the limits

Mark Bowman, BAE’s chief test pilot, gives The Telegraph an exclusive look at its new Striker II helmet, which promises to give RAF top guns an edge in dogfights<p>The Striker II, designed and built by <b>British Aerospace Systems</b>, eliminates the need for cumbersome night-vision goggles (NVGs) which …

Aviation

Concept air force jets straight out of science-fiction

Some concepts being worked on by BAE Systems would look more at home in a Star Wars film than in an air force hangar<p>Imagine a plane that can break apart and re-assemble in mid-air, sounds like something you would see in a science-fiction film.<p>How about a plane that could repair itself mid-air if it …

The smart multitasking drones of the future

Drones are being put to military use by an increasing number of air forces around the world. But the future suggests these unmanned aerial vehicles could have many more uses as they become ever more sophisticated.<p>BBC Click's Marc Cieslak met with BAE Systems, to see the potential future military …

BAE Systems

4 cosmic phenomena that travel faster than the speed of light

But that's not the entire story. In fact, it's just the beginning.<p>Before Einstein, mass — the atoms that make up you, me, and everything we see — and energy were treated as separate entities. But in 1905, Einstein forever changed the way physicists view the universe.<p>Einstein's Special Theory of …

Physics

Inventories of war: soldiers' kit from 1066 to 2014 - Telegraph

British History

Why top scientists are so worried about intelligent machines

The world's spookiest philosopher is Nick Bostrom, a thin, soft-spoken Swede. Of all the people worried about runaway artificial intelligence, killer …

There is no planet B: We’re not colonizing the Milky Way any time soon

Forget what you saw in “Interstellar.” The odds of our successfully relocating to another planet are virtually nil<p>Kim Stanley Robinson<p>January 17, 2016 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>The idea that humans will eventually travel to and inhabit other parts of …

This new DARPA chip could give U.S. a leg up in electronic warfare

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff<p>, Reporter<p>In eastern Ukraine, government forces have to face an array of conventional threats. Snipers, artillery and machine gun fire to name a few. On top of that, Ukrainian troops also have to contend with electronic warfare. The separatists, well-supplied and trained by …

Military

What Are Gravitational Waves And Why Do They Matter?

If we detect them, it could mean a lot about the universe<p>Physicists have been buzzing (or rather, tweeting) about the possibility that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment finally discovered gravitational waves. LIGO has been searching for these cosmic ripples …

After Doomsday

• <b>Author:</b> Poul Anderson<p><b>The only survivors of an annihilated human race must find one another somewhere in the cosmos and unite to destroy the alien aggressors who obliterated the Earth in this classic science fiction adventure</b><p>After a three-year mission, the American starship <i>Benjamin Franklin</i> and its …

Dystopian dreams: 8 eerie visions of the future in movies

From Fritz Lang’s epic Metropolis to George Orwell’s 1984, past visions of the future are coming true whether we like to admit it or not.<p>Mass armies …

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Starfarers

• <b>Author:</b> Poul Anderson<p><b>Courageous space explorers embark on a mission to make contact with alien races light years away, while the Earth they leave behind ages twelve hundred centuries</b><p>It’s the most exciting discovery since humankind first began watching the skies: SETI scientists detect starship …

Giant 'alien megastructure': That bizarre-looking star just got a lot weirder

Three months ago, news broke that a giant “alien megastructure” could exist around a bizarre-looking star 1,500 light-years away.<p>While the prospect …

Out of Control Salted Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, takes classic cinnamon rolls up a notch with whiskey salted caramel.</i><p>I was at the airport early last weekend. I was headed to Florida for a wedding and I was hungry and in need of caffeine. Despite the recent arrival of …

The most stressful job? Waitressing, say scientists

Menial jobs like waitressing are far more stressful than professions like medicine or architecture, says scientists, as they warn of stroke risk<p>Ask anyone to name the most stressful professions and they might guess neurosurgeon, bomb diffuser, miner or even stockbroker.<p>But a new study suggests that …

It's Brown, It's Barrel-Aged, It's ... Gin?

While many know gin for its light, bright and dry characteristics — citrusy, herbal flavors that go so well with tonic water — another gin sits at the opposite end of the spectrum. Malty, lightly tannic, and with the subtle sweetness and spice of a young whiskey, dark, barrel-aged gin is pushing …

David Chang Wire

Chef <b>David Chang</b> can add another superlative to his resume: hip-hop supergroup collaborator. Pitchfork reports that Chang will be featured in a track on <b>Deltron 3030</b>'s upcoming album. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the song's titled "The Future of Food." [Pitchfork]