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BBC - iWonder - What the general theory of relativity doesn't explain

Einstein's errors<p>Einstein's general theory of relativity was a great leap forward for physics, but it couldn't explain some strange observations of reality made then, and others more recently.<p>The expanding universe<p>Getty Images<p>Astronomer Edwin Hubble observed that the Universe was expanding, which …

Physics

This Very Simple Computer Program Could Help Veterans With PTSD

Researchers think it has promise.<p>The U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs estimates that between 11 and 20 percent of veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder during any given year. As veterans return home, new research is helping design innovative …

Quipper Is a Language To Program the Nearing Quantum Computing Future

We're circled back to the beginning of computing, which means creating everything again. NBD.<p>We like to talk about <i>universality</i> and <i>portability</i> in computer science. Alan Turing gave us his Turing Machine and, with it, the concept of Turing completeness. A complete programming language is capable of …

Ada Lovelace: STEM Jedi and inventor of computer programming

Ada Lovelace was truly The Chosen One of the 19th century tech world.<p>In this installment of WTF History, we dive into the world of this high society …

Today’s organizational challenge: From gut feeling to data-driven decision making

Most organizations today recognize that analytics has great potential to create a competitive advantage. However, many organizations still struggle …

WIRED2015: Artificial intelligence is evolving, says Antoine Blondeau

Antoine Blondeau worked on the project that became Apple's Siri. Today he runs Sentient Technologies, the world's best-funded AI company. He was …

Artificial Intelligence

People in History: Alan Turing

Alan Turing at 16. Wikimedia Commons<p>Alan Turing was born in 1912, second child of Julius and Ethel. His father held a position with the India Civil …

Introduction to Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Natural Language Processing Summary<p>The field of study that focuses on the interactions between human language and computers is called Natural …

You don’t have to work the way you’ve always worked: Using technology to empower you and change your life for the better - Dr. Sue Black, Computer Scientist, Writer and Speaker

<b>Dr. Sue Black</b> <b>is a computer scientist who works as an honorary senior research associate at UCL, previously heading the Department of Information and</b> …

Stanford computer scientist Christopher Ré wins MacArthur 'genius grant'

The MacArthur Foundation awarded 24 "genius grants" to leaders in a slew of fields Tuesday, including Stanford University computer scientist Christopher Re.<p>Re, 36, specializes in big data analytics and created an inference engine, DeepDive, which can analyze data of a kind and at a scale that is …

Secret Coders: kids' comic awesomely teaches the fundamentals of computer science

Hopper hates her new private school. The other kids are jerks, especially the basketball boys, which sucks, because she <i>loves</i> basketball and figures …

A Sane Discussion of the Rising Fears of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Rise of Concerns about AI: Reflections and DirectionsBy Thomas G. Dietterich, Eric J. Horvitz <br>Communications of the ACM, Vol. 58 No. 10, Pages …

Artificial Intelligence

Quick Kid-Friendly Recipes

This is fast food you can feel good about eating. Children and grown-ups alike will love not only the crispy chicken, but also dipping it (and some veggie sticks) in the sweet, tangy sauce.

The 10 Golden Rules of Family Meal Planning

Planning meals for your family is both an art -- you’re constantly invoking your creativity to produce masterpieces -- and a science -- each meal is an experiment filled with steps, calculations, and guesswork about what will happen when it reaches the table. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you're …

Healthy Eating

Back Exercises for Women

Share Email Comments<p>A lot of attention is given to working out specific parts of the body. Arms, legs, and tummies are usually top of the list, and …

What You Should Eat Before a Long Run

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Running on an empty stomach can be good for burning fat, but run for too long with nothing in your system and your body can start chomping away at those hard-earned muscles, too. Grabbing a quick snack before a run, if done correctly, can …

8 Great iPad Games to Develop Kids Mathematical Thinking

August 18, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some of the best iPad math games for young learners. These apps involve strategic use of mathematical skills …

We toured a giant 'time machine' hiding outside New York City

1/<p>RHIC is part of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), which sits in the middle of the pine barrens on central Long Island.<p>Google Maps<p>2/<p>It's the …

Physics

Here's what it would take to colonize the largest planet in the solar system

Just a few videos ago, I blew minds with a "How to" on terraforming the Moon. Once we've developed a Solar System spanning civilization and have claimed mastery over the laws of physics, and have common-place technology which staggers and dwarf our current comprehension of what's possible it should …

Astronomy

Natural SUSY’s last stand

One of the big questions scientists are asking with experiments at the Large Hadron Collider is this: Does every fundamental particle we know about …

Physics

New particle in physics may be found this year

The Large Hadron Collider, built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), has undergone major upgrades this year will begin its second, three-year run.<p>CERN says that after a two-year break for upgrades, the LHC will be twice as powerful this time.<p>The collider is already credited …

Physics

Beyond the Higgs boson: What's next for the Large Hadron Collider

The world's largest particle collider is gearing up for another run of smashing particles together at nearly the speed of light. After a two-year …

What goes on inside a proton? | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

Quarks and gluons make weird slopes and shapes inside the proton. Understanding them precisely was important for the first results from Cern’s Large Hadron Collider, and continues to be so as we approach the restart over the next few weeks<p>I spent part of last week at a meeting in the Pyrenees, …

The LHC is back and it’s ready to probe the limits of matter

Since shutting down in early 2013, the most powerful particle accelerator on the planet, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), has been sitting dormant. …

20 Delicious High-Protein Foods

The recommended daily intake (RDI) is 46 grams for women, and 56 grams for men. However, many health and fitness experts believe that we need much …

Nutrition

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