Francisco Soares

1,880 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2,494 Likes | 59 Following | 278 Followers | @franciscoso7hip | Keep up with Francisco Soares on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Francisco Soares”

NASA CAL to create temperatures 10 billion times colder than space

NASA wants to make some very cold temperatures and to do this it is sending a laser to the International Space Station (ISS). That laser will be used …

Quantum Physics

Massively Parallel Coincidence Counting of High-Dimensional Entangled States

Article |<p>Open<p>Matthew Reichert ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-1701-9376,<br>• Hugo Defienne &<br>• Jason W. Fleischer<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 7925 …

Quantum Physics

This object isn't supposed to be in our solar system

<b>(CNN) —</b> For billions of years, it lived in our solar system without us even knowing it was there. But this object couldn't remain hidden around Jupiter forever. It was just peculiar enough to be noticed by researchers.<p>In 2017, the first observed interstellar visitor, an asteroid named 'Oumuamua, …

Universe

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Physics

NASA's planet-hunting TESS spacecraft snaps its first photo

TESS, NASA's new exoplanet-hunting spacecraft, has captured its first image ever, giving us a glimpse of what its powerful "eyes" can see. The spacecraft's science team used one of its four cameras to snap a two-second test exposure as part of their preparations now that TESS is only a month away …

Astronomy

Royal Wedding: Rev. Michael Bruce Curry Makes History—Again

The bishop from North Carolina is the first black person to serve as the presiding bishop of the Episcopal church.<p>On Saturday morning, <b>Prince Harry</b> and <b>Meghan Markle</b> were married at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, but the wedding did not go exactly like a traditional solemn English wedding …

Royal Weddings

93-year-old makes first hole-in-one in the last round of his life

To all cursed hackers that have never recorded a hole-in-one, Ben Bender is proof that you should never lose the faith.<p>According to the Zanesville Times Recorder, Bender, a 93-year-old Ohioan, made his first ace in seven decades of playing golf at Green Valley (Ohio) Golf Club.<p>"I'd come close to …

Golf

International group of scientists suggest that octopuses might actually be aliens

Normally when you see a story about someone claiming that aliens are hanging out here on Earth its origins can be traced to a misguided conspiracy …

Biology

Deadpool crashes iconic movie covers and honestly, they're so much better

Deadpool is taking over your favorite movies.<p>In true Deadpool fashion, the masked mercenary has hijacked the BluRay covers of some famous movies. In …

Blu-Ray

Trailer for Queen rock biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" will kick your can all over the place

No band in the history of recorded music is screams "SPORTS F—K YEAH" quite like Queen. AC/DC, The White Stripes, and even Neil Diamond deserve their respective nods, but no one—not even the Penny Farthing enthusiasts behind "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"—can lay claim to stadium standards like "We …

Bohemian Rhapsody

Golf Industry Report Shows Increase In Beginning Golfers, Overall Participant Base

Golf welcomed a record number of first-time players in 2017, with the 2.6 million beginners eclipsing the numbers set when Tiger Woods was in his prime and drawing a wealth of newcomers to the game around the turn of the century.<p>The number of people who played on a golf course for the first time in …

Golf

Tesla unveils new large Powerpack project for grid balancing in Europe

Tesla has unveiled yet another new large Powerpack energy storage project and this time, it’s going to be used as a virtual power plant for grid balancing in Europe.<p>The new project has been unveiled today in Terhills, Belgium.<p>It is made of 140 Powerpacks and a bunch of Tesla inverters for a total …

Tesla

Two tools under $20 each on Amazon that can replace more than 100 other tools

Amazon is full of awesome products you had no idea existed, and that’s true across so many different product categories. This is especially true for …

Woodworking

5 Ways To Hit Straighter And Longer Golf Drives

Do you want to hit straighter and longer golf drives? In this post PGA professional Dan Whittaker explains key dos and don'ts, plus he uses TrackMan …

Golf

Justin Rose left with little choice but to miss BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth due to Tour regulations

Justin Rose has revealed he is skipping the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in two weeks’ time. The absence of England’s top-ranked golfer is an obvious blow for the Surrey tournament, particularly as he is such a local favourite.<p>Rose - who has been challenging to become world No 1 here at The …

Golf

Evidence for Thousands of Black Holes Buzzing Around the Center of the Milky Way

Since the 1970s, astronomers have understood that a Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH) resides at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. Located about …

Universe

TV Bloodbath: 19 Shows Cancelled in 24 Hours — Which One Hurt the Most?

The bloodletting <i>appears</i> to have stopped — for now.<p>A total of<p>2019 broadcast series were dispatched to TV’s dreaded MIA Network on Thursday and Friday …

TV

Display your squeaky clean glassware with the help from this ingenious rubber scrubber

Reach every nook and cranny of that old glass vase with this magnetic rubber scrubber. Get your own Cuisipro Magnetic Spot Scrubber for $8.75 here.

Magnetism

Players Championship 2018: Adam Scott is trying to win $1.98 million with a driver valued at $25.20

Adam Scott is trying to win the 2018 Players Championship and its $1.98 million first prize with a driver that’s valued at $25.20 by PGA.com Value Guide. That’s because Scott, who won the Players Championship in 2004, changed this week to a Titleist 910D3—a model introduced in 2010, and a club …

Golf

The answer to life, the universe and everything might be 73. Or 67

A crisis of cosmic proportions is brewing: the universe is expanding 9% faster than it ought to be and scientists are not sure why.<p>The latest, most precise, estimate of the universe’s current rate of expansion - a value known as the Hubble constant - comes from observations by the European Space …

Universe

Apple will reportedly sell streaming video subscriptions through its TV app

Apple will follow the path of Amazon this year and offer customers the ability to subscribe to popular streaming service from its TV app, according to a new report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. Normally, consumers must download and subscribe to services like Netflix, Prime Video, HBO Now, Showtime, and others on …

Smart TV

The Results of a 100,000-Person Quantum Experiment Seem To Violate Einstein’s Theory of Local Realism

The largest participatory experiment in quantum physics is helping physicists better understand the nature of reality by eliminating free will from the equation.<p>When you close your eyes, you don’t assume that the world is no longer there simply because you can’t see it. Similarly, everything we …

Quantum Physics

Scientists Have Figured Out When And How Our Sun Will Explode, And It's Going to Be Epic

Too bad humans won't be around to see it.<p>What will our Sun look like after it dies? Scientists have made new predictions about what the end will look …

Universe

Alan Turing's Final Paper Inspires New Water Filtration Technology

Alan Turing’s last paper may help produce fresh, clean drinking water someday soon. Chemist Zhe Tan of Zhejiang University and her colleagues designed a membrane that filters salt out of water much more efficiently than the ones currently in use. Their method is based on a 66-year-old math paper …

Alan Turing

Childish Gambino Just Dropped The Music Video Of The Year

Late Saturday night, just as he was wrapping up his hosting gig on <i>Saturday Night Live,</i> Childish Gambino dropped a music video for his new single …

Music Videos

How the Pope divided the New World among Spain and the Rest of the World

The Cantino planisphere of 1502 shows the line of the Treaty of Tordesillas.<p>On May 4, 1493, Pope Alexander VI issued the papal bull ‘<b>Inter caetera</b>‘ …

Cape Verde

The very best news bloopers from April, because we all need a good laugh

We all make mistakes, these are just broadcast live on TV.<p>The good YouTubers over at News Be Funny posted the best news bloopers of April, and the …

Swimming Pools

Anheuser-Busch orders hundreds of hydrogen trucks from zero-emission startup Nikola

The deal, for “up to 800” trucks, is 20 times as big as the one the beer distributor struck with Tesla<p>Hydrogen-powered semi truck startup Nikola Motor Company announced today that Anheuser-Busch, the maker of Budweiser beer, has placed an order for “up to” 800 of its zero-emission big rigs. Nikola …

Anheuser-Busch

Three Decades Later, Mystery Numbers Explained

Zeta values seem to connect distant geometric worlds. In a new proof, mathematicians finally explain why.<p>Almost thirty years ago, a group of …

Mathematics

Someone made that Silicon Valley alert that plays death metal whenever bitcoin’s price moves

<i>Mild spoilers ahead for</i> <b>Silicon Valley’s</b> <i>Season 5, Episode 3</i><p>In a recent episode of HBO’s <i>Silicon Valley</i>, Gilfoyle (Martin Starr) reveals that he mines bitcoin as a side gig — but only when the price is above a certain value. He creates an alert that plays the 1.36 second death metal song “You Suffer” …

Silicon Valley