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We asked astronauts if they think aliens exist. Here's what they said

Jeff Hoffman has floated in the vacuum of space. He’s looked down at our planet from above, seen the whorls of clouds, the vast oceans, and the …

The Jew who built Bayern Munich, then saved it after surviving the Holocaust

At 95, Uri Siegel's eyesight is fading but his memory is still sharp. So while he struggles to see what's right in front of him, he has a keen focus on the past.<p>And that serves him well when discussing German soccer power Bayern Munich.<p>It was Siegel's uncle, a Holocaust survivor named Kurt …

Would you like software defined radio with your Raspberry Pi?

This is a high-end starter kit for the Raspberry Pi - we're talking software defined radio - aimed at those looking to build apps with SDR …

Universe Almost Certainly Directionless, Analysis Of Cosmic Microwave Background Reveals

The universe, as Douglas Adams once remarked, is mind-bogglingly big. Understandably, the sheer size of the cosmos makes it extremely difficult for …

Does Quantum Entanglement Mean the Universe Exists in Infinite States?

The behavior of atomic particles has us questioning the very nature of reality.<p>Does the universe exist as a concrete structure if there is no one to observe it? Or, is the cosmos a fluid, infinite amount of possible realities until the moment it is measured? This is one of the subjects of a series …

Quantum Mechanics

Gravity Not Linked To Quantum Spin, Scientists Show In Setback To Hunt For Theory Of Everything

Physicists have a problem. One they can’t seem to get any closer to solving.<p>The universe we live in obeys two seemingly incompatible laws — quantum …

'New Era' of Astrophysics: Why Gravitational Waves Are So Important

There was big news in astrophysics this week: An experiment detected ripples in space-time, known as gravitational waves, created by two black holes …

Is the Universe Expanding Faster Than We Thought?

Hubble Data Provides New Insight.<p>The idea that the Universe is expanding is nothing new. It's been expanding since the Big Bang—some 13.7 billion years ago. However, according to new research, it's expanding at a much faster rate than previously thought.<p>The findings will be published in the …

Five new studies on Pluto show just how weird the little planet is

<i>Are you mad that we called Pluto a planet? Did you click just because you were mad that we called Pluto a planet? We don't think Pluto is a planet, we think it's a dwarf planet. But we also think that dwarf planets are a kind of planet, so sometimes we drop the dwarf for brevity. It's okay. Breathe</i> …

These 10 space images look unbelievable, but are actually real (pictures)

The anatomy of a transfer: the 10 steps Liverpool FC and Everton FC go through to sign a player

We've all done it.<p>We’ve all played Football Manager, we’ve all done our homework and decided that this player is the one. We’ve scouted him, checked …

Holograms, wormholes & parallel worlds: Best theories about the universe in 2015

What is the universe? Is it a massive wormhole? Are we living in just one of many universes? Is everything actually just a 2D hologram? No one really …

How to Use a Photoresistor (or Photocell) - Arduino Tutorial

Sonic Mirror Audio Reactive Instruments<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>Arduino GoPro Wifi Control<p>Arduino Class<p>Sorry,but the program isn't going to …

Building a quadcopter running on Arduino Yún

Comelicottero is a quadcopter based on Arduino Yún created during the Master in Computer Science at the Universita’ degli Studi of Milan (Italy) by …

Arduino

Reverse Engineering of Embedded Devices

Introduction<p>This article is for colleagues who are interested in studying the reverse engineering of embedded devices starting from the introduction …

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

Why isn't the sky bright at night if the universe has so many stars? (Intermediate)

<i>I would like to know why the night sky isn't bright all the time. The stars in the universe give off heat and this heat has to go somewhere, right?</i> …

How to Control Your Cheap RC Car with a Computer

[Jon] wrote in to tell us about his programmable RC car, and the Howto guide that he’s made. According to him, this project can be constructed with …

Cheap biquad antenna extends LAN between apartments

[Danilo Larizza] is sharing a network connection between a couple of apartments. They are not far apart, but they are also not right next to each …

Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Video Doorbell System

If you've ever wanted a way to monitor your doorbell from anywhere—complete with video and audio—Instructables user macgeek shows off how to build a …

Which Programming Languages Can You Use With Arduino?

Ready to try something different with your Arduino? You needn’t be confined by programming in C. Take these alternative languages for a test drive. …

Learn How to Solder, with These Simple Tips and Projects

Advertisement<p>If you want to start working with electronics Beginner's Electronics: 10 Skills You Need to Know Beginner's Electronics: 10 Skills You …

Windows 10 Will Be the Software Brains Behind DIY Arduino Projects

Both Start Menu-lovin’ Microsoft maniacs and amateur engineers should froth over this news: Arduino and Microsoft are teaming up to make Windows 10 …

Digital Music Couldn't Exist Without the Fourier Transform

This is the Fourier Transform. You can thank it for providing the music you stream every day, squeezing down the images you see on the Internet into …

A Tool For Spying On Serial Data

[Piotr] was working on a recent Arduino project when he ran into a problem. He was having trouble getting his Arduino Pro Mini to communicate with an …

These Neat Animations Show How CMOS and CCD Sensors Work

Ever wondered how the CMOS and CCD image sensors inside cameras work? Well, these neat animations by Raymond Sirí do a great job of explaining it.<p>The …

Arduino Shield List

Sick of trying to figure out which pins are used by some obscure Arduino shield? Can't tell whether two shields will be compatible with each …

Arduino

How to Use Graphical Programming Software to Program Arduino and Robots?

The Astronomy Clock<p>Lord Vetinari Clock<p>Marble Clock<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Thanks I tried today - nice !<br>Be good if could get the serial monitor feature …

Arduino