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Physicists Say a Dust-Up Over Big Bang Gravity Waves Has Fizzled Out

Physics

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Google is making fake human skin to test its cancer-detecting nanoparticles

Last October, Google announced that it was working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out cancer cells in the bloodstream and report back to a smart wristband. Now, if this didn't sound bizarre enough, it turns out the search giant is also using synthetic skin to develop the technology.<p>When …

Cancer Cells

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Turns out, Americans don’t believe what Scientists know

Science may be all about quantifiable facts rather than beliefs, but the gulf between what scientists think and what the US public at large believes …

Pew Research Center

World's smallest windmills to power cell phones

While commercial wind turbines have been trending toward larger sizes, from 300 kW capacity in 1990 to 7.5 MW in 2011, sometimes it is worth bucking …

List of elements by stability of isotopes

See also: List of nuclides, Stable nuclide, Stable isotope ratio, Primordial nuclide, and Isotope § Nuclear properties and stability<p><i>This is a list of</i> …

Rare Temperature Inversion Creates River of Clouds Inside the Grand Canyon | Colossal

<p>Last week on November 29th the Grand Canyon experienced a rare temperature inversion where cool air began to rise from the bottom of the canyon and …

How To Find Out If Your Facebook Friends Hate You

Ever wonder if your frenemies are mutual? Hate With Friends will tell you.<p>So you're Morrissey. You're famously an avowed asexual and you have no use for Bang With Friends, the Facebook app that lets you select which friends you'd like to take to bonertown and only alerts you both if it's mutual. …

Ancient pyramids discovered in Antarctica

Three ancient pyramids have been discovered in the Antarctic by a team of American and European scientists. Two of the pyramids were discovered about …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air

Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a showman. Amazon's CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a <i>60 Minutes</i> segment to show off his company's latest creation: drones that can deliver packages up to 5 pounds to your house in less than half an hour. They're technically octocopters, as …

Louis C.K. parody reveals the one button Facebook needs

No, it's not a 'hate' button or 'private' button. It's something far more pertinent to the truth of social networking.<p>Your spiritual guide might be the Dalai Lama, Miley Cyrus or Evan Snapchat.<p>Mine is Louis C.K. He has that desperate grip on reality, despite the modern world trying to rip it from …

Social Media

A 60-Year-Old Technology Offers A Solution To A Modern Problem

Tape is the oldest computer storage medium still in use. It was first put to work on a UNIVAC computer in 1951. But although tape sales have been falling since 2008 and dropped by 14% in 2012, according to the Santa Clara Consulting Group, tape's decline has now gone into reverse: sales grew by 1% …

Particles

Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm

In 2002 Stephen Wolfram released <i>A New Kind of Science</i> and immediately unleashed a firestorm of wonder, controversy, and criticism as the British-born scientist, programmer, and entrepreneur overturned conventional ideas on how to pursue knowledge. Earlier this month, he teased something with the …

Euler Spirals

<b>Euler Spirals</b><p>An <b>Euler spiral</b> is a curve whose curvature changes linearly with its curve length (the curvature of a circular curve is equal to the reciprocal of the radius). Euler spirals are also commonly referred to as <b>spiros, clothoids</b> or <b>Cornu spirals</b>.<p><b>A Brief History</b><br>The first to take care of the curve was the great mathematician <b>Leonhard Euler</b> in 1744, solving a problem proposed by <b>Jakob Bernoulli</b>, and for this reason the curve is often known as the <b>Euler spiral</b>. More than a century later, in …

The Higgs boson does a new trick (probably)

Today the ATLAS experiment at CERN announced the strongest evidence so far that the Higgs gives mass to leptons<p>At a seminar at CERN this morning, Aliaksandr Pranko announced an interesting new result on the Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment.<p>In brief - we know the Higgs boson is there, and is …