James David Finch

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Year in review: Quantum spookiness is real

Some pesky loopholes no longer plague a crucial test for assessing the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Experiments reported in 2015 definitively …

We’ve Officially Got Four New Elements

Chemistry geeks rejoice! The 7th period is complete!<p>It's one thing to find evidence of an element once. But to confirm its existence, as was done here, you need to demonstrate it experimentally multiple times.

High-flying solar balloons could produce clean electricity night and day

<b>Combining solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, hydrogen production, and fuel cells, these solar balloons are meant to be deployed above the clouds.</b><p>A team …

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lend Us Your Toilets (Without Parasites)

When the Romans expanded their empire across three continents, they probably seemed like the neat-freakiest people to attempt global domination.<p>The Romans brought aqueducts, heated public baths, flushing toilets, sewers and piped water. They even had multiseat public bathrooms decked out with …

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

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