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WATCH: Incredible Drone Footage of Sudan’s Mysterious Nubian Pyramids

Behold, Africa’s OTHER great pyramids.<p>Everyone's heard of the great pyramids of Egypt, but thousands of kilometres further south along the Nile …

Mayan pyramid one of world’s biggest

At 75m tall, the acropolis of Tonina Chiapas in southern Mexico has 208 stone steps leading from its base to its apex.<p>This places it firmly in the …

Scientists heat-scanned Egypt's pyramids and found something strange

A recent project has found striking "thermal anomalies" in the eastern side of the Great Pyramid of Giza.<p>The discovery was part of the Operation Scan Pyramid, a recent project that has already used "cosmic rays" and drones to analyze the pyramids by a group of scientists from Egypt, France, Canada …

Scientists working to uncover the secrets of the Egyptian pyramids

The Egyptian pyramids have long been one of the world's most awe-inspiring sites, and now universities around the world are using new technology to explore what's inside these monuments.<p>For centuries we've marvelled at the feat of engineering and architecture that is the Egyptian pyramids. While …

The pyramids few tourists have seen

With more than 250 tombs, Sudan’s pyramids far outnumber their Egyptian cousins – and you can wander among the untouched ruins without another tourist in sight.

Particles could reveal clues to how Egypt pyramid was built

CAIRO (AP) — An international team of researchers said Sunday they will soon begin analyzing cosmic particles collected inside Egypt's Bent Pyramid …

Mystery Solved? A New Theory About Why Egypt Stopped Building Pyramids

Is it possible they were too perfect?<p>STRUCTUREmag<p>When structural engineer Peter James arrived at the Bent Pyramid, 25 miles south of Cairo, his task was to inspect* the structure's remaining "cladding" -- its smooth exterior envelope. Why was it crumbling?<p>The foundation seemed completely stable. …

This Scholar Says She's Unlocked The Secrets Of The Pyramid Texts

Susan Brind Morrow has developed a new translation of the world's oldest sacred texts.<p>For years, scholars thought that the Pyramid Texts were merely a series of funeral prayers and magic spells intended to protect Egyptian royalty in the afterlife.<p>But renowned classicist and linguist Susan Brind …

This Is Why You Need to Visit the Pyramids ASAP

If seeing the pyramids is on your ultimate travel bucket list, now is definitely the time to do it. Whether you travel solo or with your boo, you’ll feel like an authentic explorer in Egypt right now. Cairo’s tourism industry is only just starting to pick back up, so the lines are still short and …

Undiscovered

2,000-year-old Rome pyramid getting spotlighted

ROME (AP) — Rome's only surviving pyramid from ancient times is being put in the spotlight.<p>After a Japanese clothing magnate helped pay for an …

Egypt detects ‘impressive’ anomaly in Giza pyramids

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says a scanning project in the Giza pyramids has identified thermal anomalies, including one in the largest pyramid, built by Cheops, known locally as Khufu.<p>The ministry says in a statement Monday that the first phase of the scanning has shown "a particularly impressive …

A Mayan Pyramid and a Mayan Chocolate Story ~ Uxmal, Mexico‏

During our Easter holidays staying at Hacienda Dzibikak, we were a little spoilt for choice when it came to deciding on how to while away our time. …

After 4,600 years, we can finally see deep inside Egypt's mysterious pyramids

The pyramids of ancient Egypt are about 4,500 years old. They have stood the test of time, great monuments on the landscape. Dusty gold and majestic.<p>Now we can learn a little more about them thanks to cosmic rays. Archaeologists have begun to use new technology to better refine our understanding of …

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Sunvault Energy and Edison Power Company Create Massive 10,000 Farad Graphene Supercapacitor

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, May 06, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- SUNVAULT ENERGY INC. ("Sunvault") ("the Company") (otcqb:SVLT) is pleased to announce …

Graphene: The Material Of Tomorrow

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Laser turns graphene into catalyst for fuel cells - Futurity

A new process uses lasers to turn graphene into a material that acts like a super catalyst. It could replace expensive metals like platinum in fuel …

Lithium 'doping' turns graphene into a superconductor - ExtremeTech

Lithium ‘doping’ turns graphene into a superconductor<p>By on September 10, 2015 at 2:37 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

Nanotech

Boron-doped graphene to enable ultrasensitive gas sensors

As an atom-thick, two-dimensional material with high conductivity, graphene is set to enable a stream of new electronic devices, including …

Laser-Induced graphene supercapacitors may be the future of wearables

Last year researchers at Rice University announced that they had been able to develop a way to produce graphene usiang a computer-controlled laser in …

This Scientist Invented a Simple Way to Mass-Produce Graphene

Finally, a better method for making the material of the future<p>Caltech's David Boyd has done what scientists have been struggling to do for years: He says he's figured out a cheap, easy way to make graphene, and to make a lot of it. The kicker? He's using technology from the 1960s.<p>Cooking up graphene<p>…

Graphene

Beating graphene to push supercapacitors closer to batteries

Adding nitrogen to carbon materials boosts capacitance above that of graphene.<p>Most people think of batteries when they consider energy storage, but …

See this amazing photo of a single protein on a graphene surface

Although proteins are the foundation of life on Earth, up until now it has been impossible to reliably capture a single protein in an image. Thanks to science and graphene — bonded carbon just one atom thick — we finally have a picture of one of the most building blocks of living …

Graphene structures created with 3D printing

Researchers have created a graphene composite paste that can be 3D printed into complex, patterned structures.<p>Super-strong, super-light, durable-yet-flexible two-dimensional material graphene is often hailed as the wonder material of the future. Able to conduct both heat and electricity with great …