Elementary school was excruciating for Vivian Xie. At 7, Vivian knew how to add, subtract and multiply negative numbers and decimals, while her classmates were just learning basic patterns and shapes.
Yesterday, Saturday 13th, in South Australia the Tesla battery at Hornsdale Power Reserve was paid AU$1,000/MWh (USD$790/MWh) to absorb excess electricity from the power grid. The battery owners will be
A rare mineral discovered in Russia in the 1830′s could hold the key to boosting internet speeds 1,000 times faster than today. The mineral, perovskite, has a number of incredible properties, many of scientists
New experiments with helium-3 in a magnetic confinement tokamak have produced exciting results for the future of fusion energy, including a tenfold increase in ion energy. Researchers operating fusion
Costly, hand-made furniture also contains a massive innovation A spectacular new gaming table was unveiled at this year’s Gen Con in Indianapolis. It’s called The Prophecy, and if you thought the stuff
Canadian supermarkets have become the first in the world to stock genetically modified fish, and about five tonnes of GM salmon have been sold in the country in recent months. The sales figure was revealed
When a massive enough star runs out of fuel in its core and collapses, the resulting Type II supernova will produce a black hole. Supernovae that aren’t quite massive enough will produce neutron stars
Ever since Pluto was reclassified as a dwarf planet, there have been eight known planets in our solar system. We have found countless smaller bodies, and even several Pluto-like bodies beyond the orbit