Jacob Ferong

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Whirlpool imagines a kitchen of the future with a touchscreen stovetop

Whirlpool is showing off a couple of its ideas for the kitchen of the future here at CES 2014, including an interactive touchscreen cooktop that can display recipes, Twitter and Facebook updates, news, weather, and more. If it ever becomes a reality, it could change the kitchen.<p>A simple mockup …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

Quantum state endures for 39 minutes at room temperature

Quantum states have been shown to endure in a room-temperature solid-state device for a whopping 39 minutes, shattering the previous record of 2 s. …

Top 10 Space-Themed Watches

Be it space or spaceship, the watches below are some of the coolest modern watches which honor or make actual use of elements far from the Earth. …

Watches

Peering into the dark universe

<b>By Tushna Commissariat</b><p>Inquisitive minds from all over the city of Bristol (where <i>Physics World</i> HQ is based) met at the University of Bristol’s Peel …

10 of the Most Dangerous Space Walks Ever Done

The blockbuster film Gravity features one heart-stopping emergency in space after another, most of them outside the confines of a spacecraft. Real-life emergencies during extravehicular activity, or EVA, are more rare, but they do happen.<p>The blockbuster film <i>Gravity</i> features one heart-stopping …

The National Ignition Facility Just Got Way Closer To Fusion Power

In a major first, an experiment in the California lab got more energy out of its fuel than went into the fuel. We're one step closer to ignition, when the reaction becomes self-sustaining.<p>Researchers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California …

Nuclear Energy

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

How the universe works - stars size

Physicists create 'molecules' of light

The first “molecules” made from two photons have been created by physicists in the US. Their experiment involves firing pairs of photons through an …

"Quantum Gravity --The Missing Link to Understanding the Evolution of the Universe"

For almost a century, the two major theories of physics have coexisted but have been irreconcilable: while Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity …

Physicists set limit on dark matter mass - Futurity

BROWN (US) — Physicists have set the strongest limit for the mass of dark matter, …

Physics

NASA is turning science fiction into fact

<i>As a new moon orbiter gets set to launch, Pete Worden, director of NASA Ames, says forget the 20th – this is the real space century</i><p><b>What will NASA’s</b> …

Science Fiction

Newly forming star stretched a light-year long

Hot, bright stars generate harsh stellar winds that are blast ultraviolet radiation toward a protostar, sculpting it into the light-year-long shape …

Universe

Warp-drive technology, a form of "faster than light" travel popularized by TV's "Star Trek," could be bolstered by the physics of quantum thrusters, another science-fiction idea made plausible by modern science. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/ad3f NASA scientists are performing experiments that could help make warp drive a possibility sometime in the future from a lab built for the Apollo program at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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A new documentary profiles the people who are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice: leaving Earth on a one-way trip to Mars. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/agvs The film, "One Way Astronaut," tells the story of the Mars One mission to send colonists to Mars starting in 2023, and follows four of the nearly 80,000 aspiring astronauts who have applied for the mission.

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

27 March 2018<p>Why are farts funny?<p>27 March 2018<p>I'm puzzled by beech trees. They are deciduous and their leaves turn bronze in the autumn, but they …

Our Very Normal Solar System Isn't Normal Anymore

Some things you just count on. Like if we ever meet a space alien, it should have eyes (and maybe a head). Like somewhere out there, there are planets like ours. Like we have an ordinary solar system — "ordinary" because you know what it looks like ...<p>It's got a sun in the middle, little planets on …

Japan joins ugly contest with tsunami of money

Political tensions on the Korean peninsula have lately escalated. In February, North Korea carried out a nuclear weapons test, defying tighter United Nations sanctions.<p>Kim Jong-un’s regime has since been threatening pre-emptive nuclear strikes against Pyongyang’s enemies, the recently installed …

North Korea

Sun's magnetic 'heartbeat' is discovered

<i>By Elizabeth Howell</i><i><br>Space.com</i><p>A magnetic "solar heartbeat" beats deep in the sun's interior, generating energy that leads to solar flares and sunspots, according to new research.<p>A new supercomputer simulation, described in Thursday's edition of the journal Science, probes the sun's periodic magnetic …