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If I Die, Do All My Quantum Selves Die, Too?

We hope you are either very clever or very high for this one<p>The reality you think you’re living in isn’t what you think it is.<p>That’s according to …

Quantum Mechanics

Democrats: Start Defending Mueller Right Now. It’s Only the Future of the Republic That’s at Stake.

Trump has obstructed justice right in front of us because he doesn’t know or care what obstruction of justice is, and because he is a pathological …

Donald Trump

Steve Albini Won a Major World Series of Poker Event Over the Weekend

The legendary producer and Shellac/Big Black frontman took home $106,000 after winning the $1,500 Seven Card Stud event on Saturday night.<p>Steve Albini won his first World Series of Poker event on Saturday night. The legendary Big Black and Shellac frontman—who produced Nirvana's <i>In Utero,</i> Pixies'</i> …

World Series of Poker

AGNI Energy Claims Nuclear Fusion Isn't As Far Away As You Think

On Feb. 22, 2016, Bill Gates said, an ‘energy miracle is coming and it is going to change the world.’<p>He was talking about nuclear energy.<p>Gates formed a nuclear engineering company a few years back, in Bellevue, Washington, to design and build a game-changing reactor that can burn old reactor fuel, …

Nuclear Energy

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

Quantum Physics

The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It

In the early 2000s, a small community of coder-cosmologists set out to simulate the 14-billion-year history of the universe on a supercomputer. They …

Dark Matter

The NASA Saturn V Rocket Owners’ Workshop Manual

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• Design<br>• Engineering<br>• NASA<br>• Space<p>The NASA Saturn V Owners’ Workshop Manual is a comprehensive guide to the world’s …

Space Exploration

To Start a New Life at Proxima Centauri, This Is How Many People We Need to Send

Multiple generations will live and die on the ship.<p>Humanity has long dreamed about sending humans to other planets, even before crewed spaceflight …

Space Travel

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Design - Balancing Risk to Gain Reward

The idea of the minimum viable product (MVP) has been around for some time. The term itself was coined by Frank Robinson but was made popular by two …

Product Management

Google releases VR180 Creator for Linux and Mac only -- sucks for you, Windows users!

When you are a Linux desktop user, it can be very frustrating when popular programs are not available for your platform. The same can be said for …

Linux

It’s a little scary how smart Google’s DeepMind just got

Oh joy – Alphabet Inc.’s AI subsidiary DeepMind has taken another step forward in understanding the world the way humans do.<p>The company that has …

Artificial Intelligence

Are Space And Time Quantized? Maybe Not, Says Science

Throughout the history of science, one of the prime goals of making sense of the Universe has been to discover what’s fundamental. Many of the things we observe and interact with in the modern, macroscopic world are composed of, and can be derived from, smaller particles and the underlying laws …

Quantum Mechanics

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficiency of lithium batteries

Nawa Technologies' core product is a new type of carbon ultra-capacitor with a set of remarkable advantages over typical lithium-ion battery …

Clean Energy

Quantum Physicists Simulate Sending Particles of Light Into the Past, Strengthening the Case that Time Travel Is Possible

Single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles travelling through time were just used by scientists from the University of …

Quantum Physics

A Sneaky Theory of Where Language Came From

It might have hijacked our early ancestors’ brains.<p>I’m sitting in the sun on one of the first mild days of the spring, talking with a modern-day flintknapper about the origins of human language. His name is Neill Bovaird, and he’s neither an archaeologist nor a linguist, just a 38-year-old bearded …

Linguistics

90s Bands: 10 Forgotten Greats Worth Rediscovering

Ah, <b>the 90s</b>, a decade when the most improbable bands were topping the charts and the most left-field indie acts were courted by the majors. In some …

Universal Music

Warren Buffett Just Made a Surprising Prediction About the Economy

This is how long the Oracle of Omaha thinks the good times will last.<p>The current economic expansion and bull market are now both nine years old. So …

Investing

The LHC has found the Higgs works perfectly – which is a problem

We were expecting it – but it’s only deepened the enigma. A slew of new results at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN near Geneva, Switzerland, have …

Physics

Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars

Two landmark discoveries reveal organic carbon on the red planet, shaping the future hunt for life on Mars.<p>Day to day, it’s easy to lose sight of an astonishing fact: Since 2012, humankind has been driving a nuclear-powered sciencemobile the size of an SUV on another planet.<p>This engineering marvel, …

Astronomy

'Didn't You Guys Burn Down the White House?' President Trump Fumbles in Phone Call With Justin Trudeau

President Trump seems to have fumbled on historical accuracy during a fraught phone call about trade with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau late …

Donald Trump

The LHC Has Detected The Higgs Boson Again, This Time With a Massive Twist

Whoa.<p>Physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider have made a major new detection of the famous Higgs boson, this time catching details on a rare …

Physics

What It’s Like to Trip on the Most Potent Magic Mushroom

"I felt as though I were communing directly with a plant for the first time."<p>Paul Stamets, a mycologist I had come to visit in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula to go mushroom hunting, had a gift he wanted to give me. We were in his office, looking at some images on his computer, when he pulled …

Consciousness

New hope for worn out teeth after scientific breakthrough

Scientists say they have developed a material which could help regenerate tooth enamel - and prevent tooth decay or sensitivity in the future.

Leeds

The high cost of abandoned property, and how cities can push back

“The Empty House Next Door” examines the epidemic of vacant homes and lots, and how neighborhoods are finding solutions<p>The vacant homes strewn across many U.S. cities create blighted gaps on the landscape. While empty reminders of past development may present community challenges, according to a …

Urbanism

This notebook allows you to digitize any notes taken by hand—and it's only $20

popsci shop<p>Write, scan, erase, repeat—now at 25 percent off MSRP.<p>While digital note-taking is certainly convenient, the physical feedback of pen on paper is impossible to replace. With the Rocketbook Reusable Smart Notebooks, you don’t have to make a choice. These smart notebooks allow you to …

Note-Taking

Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef Recipe

"I got this recipe from a friend and it is wonderful. My kids love it. It tastes like you got it at a Chinese restaurant and the slow cooker does …

Recipes

Hearing loss treatment transformation is on the horizon

For older adults, that isolation has far-reaching consequences. “When you lose your hearing, you don’t just lose your ability to hear,” says Matthew …

Stanford University

A Major Physics Experiment Just Detected A Particle That Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of so-called sterile neutrinos, mysterious particles that pass through matter without interacting …

Physics

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Induces an Altered State of Consciousness

Volunteers even ended up hallucinating.<p>In 2015, a psychologist in Italy figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by …

Neurology

This Is Why Physicists Think String Theory Might Be Our 'Theory Of Everything'

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics