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This Is Why There Are No Alternatives To The Big Bang

It’s treated as though it’s an unassailable scientific truth: 13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it emerged from a hot, dense state known as the Big Bang. While there were a number of serious alternatives considered for decades, throughout the 20th century, a scientific consensus …

Galaxies

What is a neural network?

A neural network is a type of machine learning which models itself after the human brain. This creates an artificial neural network that via an …

Artificial Intelligence (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

1. The History of AI<p>The field of artificial intelligence (AI) officially started in 1956, launched by a small but now-famous DARPA-sponsored summer …

New South African Telescope Releases Epic Image of the Galactic Center

You’re looking at the center of our galactic home, the Milky Way, as imaged by 64 radio telescopes in the South African wilderness.<p>Scientists …

Ghostly particle caught in polar ice ushers in new way to look at the universe

If astronomers are right, a ghostly particle that lit up an instrumented swath of ice beneath the South Pole on 22 September last year was a …

Nvidia’s mini supercomputer is the fastest single computer humanity has built

Nvidia has laid claim to building the “fastest single computer humanity has ever created,” by linking up 16 of its Volta-generation Tesla V100 …

Nvidia GeForce

How a Pioneer of Machine Learning Became One of Its Sharpest Critics

Judea Pearl helped artificial intelligence gain a strong grasp on probability, but laments that it still can't compute cause and effect.<p>Artificial intelligence owes a lot of its smarts to Judea Pearl. In the 1980s he led efforts that allowed machines to reason probabilistically. Now he’s one of the …

TRAPPIST-1 Planets Might Actually Have Too Much Water to be Habitable

In February of 2017, the world was astounded to learn that astronomers – using data from the TRAPPIST telescope in Chile and the Spitzer Space …

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Macro Water Drops Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing water drops in the Marco Water Drops Photo contest with chances to win …

How humans might outlive Earth, the Sun, and even the Universe itself

by nbcmach December 31, 2017 Off World 9042<p>Nuclear war. Runaway climate change. A global pandemic. Today our world faces all manner of existential …

There Might Be a Universe Inside Every Black Hole

Most experts agree that the universe started as an infinitely hot and dense point called a singularity. Wait a minute. Isn't that what people call …

Black Holes

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

Human consciousness has been defined as awareness, sentience, a person's ability to experience and feel, but despite the important role it plays in our lives and making us who we are, we actually know very little about how consciousness works.<p>Scientists currently believe that consciousness is …

Consciousness

This is What One Photography Veteran Thinks Makes a Great Image

Photographer Jesse James Allen has created a touching tribute to his photography mentor, Charles Howse. In the 6-minute video above, Howse shares an …

15 Vegan Italian Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

When it comes to comfort food, nothing gets us quite like Italian food does. Pizza, focaccia, meaty lasagnas, savory sauces, and plenty of cheese … …

Recipes

Watching a Rattlesnake Attack in Super Slow-Mo Will Mess You Up

Mohave rattlesnakes and Merriam kangaroo rats are currently embroiled in an evolutionary arms race, pitting wily predator against fast-acting prey. …

How an 18-year-old from a Kolkata slum cracked the IIT exam this year

By the time the motley group of teenagers—sons of farmers, daily labourers and shopkeepers—woke up on June 18, the tripods, microphones and television cameras had already started arriving for their annual ritual at Anand Kumar’s house.<p>In 2002, Kumar established the Super 30 programme, a free …

Black hole breakthrough found on earth

Haifa-based scientist Jeff Steinhauer has simulated a black hole in his laboratory, and it might be the breakthrough that helps celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking win the Nobel Prize. CNN's Ian lee reports.

Must Try Foods of Delhi for Every Traveller

Diversity is the best part of Delhi. If you ask anybody the best things to do on a tour of the city, food is sure to top the list. Although heavily …

Chaat

Creamy Cauliflower Curry with Basil

Basil is not an herb that features in traditional Indian cooking, but, as Thai cuisine shows us, its pungent-sweetness can be divine in curries. My …

Potato Salad with Grilled Kale

6 Servings<p>Australian potato salad. We didn’t know it existed, but when you swap mayo for a tangy vinaigrette and add charred greens, magic happens.<p>August 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more<p>2 pounds waxy fingerling potatoes<p>Kosher salt<p>1 pound shallots (about 12), unpeeled<p>3 …

Potatoes

Articles about 6 examples noguchi designs modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few …

An Egyptian Recipe for Grilled Fish

<i>A sticky situation while holidaying in Egypt led to a deliciously fishy culinary experience and the inspiration for this week’s grilled fish and</i> …

Five tips to speed up your Mac

The only place I like seeing a beach ball is at a beach or in a stadium during a baseball game or concert. The one place I least like to see a beach ball is on my aging MacBook Pro, where the spinning beach ball has become an altogether too familiar a sight. If your Mac has become frustratingly …

Tips for ‘choosing the right light’ and getting the perfect exposure every time

Travel photographer Brendan van Son has been around the world and back a handful of times in his career. Along the way, he has gathered an incredible …

5 Secrets To Creating The Most Amazing Terrace Garden – From The Father Of Terrace Gardening Himself!

Want to grow your own veggies but don’t know how to begin? Dr. Viswanath, the pioneer of terrace gardening in India, will tell you all you need to …

Atomic Scientists Say Humanity Is Closest to Destruction Since 1984

According to the Doomsday Clock, calamity is two "minutes" closer. We were farthest from disaster in 1991.<p>Doomsday has always been at least seven minutes away. That's according to the "Doomsday Clock," a symbolic timepiece that ticks off humanity's proximity to, well, doom. (Doom!)<p>The clock, …

Cold War

Thanksgiving Photography Tips | Holiday Photography Tips

1<p>Plan Ahead<p>Every photography project or endeavor is better served with some sort of pre-planning – thinking about what shots you want to get, and …

Photography Tips

Sony Announces the a7II: The World’s First Full-Frame Camera with 5-Axis Image Stabilization

It looks like rumor sites weren’t kidding when they said the Sony a7II would be announced “in the next few days.” In fact, they were being …