Gary Woodbridge

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Planets Orbiting the TRAPPIST-1 Star Might Not be Great for Life After All

Frequent solar flares from red dwarfs make the exoplanets less than ideal.<p>In February, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope discovered the first system of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star called TRAPPIST-1. The space community was abuzz with the discovery, which added this red dwarf star …

Is fusion energy humanity’s last hope?

<b>(Getty/Generalfmv)</b><p>Filmmaker Mila Aung-Thwin spent two years following around the scientists at the world’s largest fusion experiment<p>Keith A. Spencer<p>June 10, 2017 7:00pm (UTC)<p>For an energy source that has never been successfully harnessed, fusion has a remarkable grasp on our culture. The idea that …

If You Think Fighting Climate Change Will Be Expensive, Calculate the Cost of Letting It Happen

With the Trump Administration’s surprising U-turn on the COP21 Paris Agreement, the U.S. finds itself with some strange bedfellows, joining Nicaragua and Syria in abstaining from this important treaty. The White House’s argument for leaving the treaty is based on economic nationalism: President …

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. …

Just A Bit Of DNA Helps Explain Humans' Big Brains

Scientists studying the difference between human and chimpanzee DNA have found one stretch of human DNA that can make the brains of mice grow significantly bigger.<p>"It's likely to be one of many DNA regions that's critical for controlling how the human brain develops," says Debra Silver, a …

Apple CarPlay vs Google Android Auto — full comparison

Apple and Google are back at it again and attempting to bring a safe and friendly mobile experience to your car. Android Auto and CarPlay are the two company’s re-imagining of mobile user interfaces for the car and both are gearing up for a major rollout over the next year.<p>Each system is designed …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Estate S: Too much punch?

As a great man with a rhinestone piano once said “Too much of a good thing is wonderful!” Well, Lee, some lovely gentlemen from Stuttgart have …