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How falling into a black hole may mean you live on as a hologram - without even noticing

In the movie <i>Interstellar</i>, the main character Cooper escapes from a black hole in time to see his daughter Murph in her final days. Some have argued …

Moore’s law wins: new chips have circuits 10,000 times thinner than hairs

IBM processors built at 7nm will be four times more powerful with up to 20bn transistors squeezed onto a single chip<p>Fears that Moore’s law – which dictates the exponential growth of processing power – would falter this year have been allayed after IBM revealed processors with circuits just 7nm wide.<p>…

Moore's Law

The One Thing Everybody Should Know About Relativity

Yesterday, I wrote about the core concepts needed to understand quantum physics, which is one of the two pillars of modern physics. The other, of course, is the theory of relativity, the full and complete version of which celebrates its 100th birthday this November (we usually talk about relativity …

Physics

Google frees its dream robots to run wild across the internet

Tech firm opens up its image processing neural-network algorithm and people create awesome images<p>Google has made its “inceptionism” algorithm available to all, allowing coders around the world to replicate the process the company used to create mesmerising dreamscapes with its image processing …

Image Processing

How’s Your Color Vision? This Simple Game Will Tell You

Most of you have probably spent a considerable amount of time staring at the colors of photos in programs like Photoshop, but how good are your eyes …

Xcode 7 lets everyone install pirated apps and emulators on iPhone

For years, Apple’s software engineers have played a cat-and-mouse game, closing loopholes that let non-developers install unsigned apps on their devices. But it looks like they’re finally giving up and will let any user install anything on any Apple device — as long as they’re using Xcode 7 to do …

Apps

Scientists break 75-million-year-old dinosaur fossils and find blood cells

Scientists analyzing fragments of poorly preserved dinosaur bones excavated more than a century ago have discovered what appear to be red blood cells and collagen fibers, soft tissues that thus far have only found rarely, on extremely well-preserved fossils.<p>The discovery -- which suggests that soft …

Monstrous Galaxy --"Observed Near the Edge of the Known Universe"

The galaxy is seen at a time when the Universe was 15% of its current age, only 2.4 billion years after Big Bang. The light has taken over twice the …

The brightest planets of June: When and where to look

With the northern summer just a few weeks away, the month of June is bringing a delight of planets in the night sky for stargazers to enjoy, but only …

Laser-Powered Imaging Supercharges Dinosaur Fossil Finds

A new technique that uses a laser to illuminate fossils is producing beautiful and fascinating results at the University of Kansas. Shining the laser methodically onto the surface of the fossil or item to be examined causes it to fluoresce, or emit light, depending on what materials it contains. A …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Black Holes

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

August Burns Red stream lead single from new album - News - Alternative Press

August Burns Red are streaming the lead single from their impending LP, <i>Found In Far Away Places</i>, over at Billboard. Listen to "The Wake" below and …

The crazy phenomena that caused 2 men to sue the machine that brought us the Higgs boson

The LHC is a monster machine made of a long tunnel wrapped around in the shape of a 17-mile-wide underground circle. When it was completed in 2008, the scientific community saw it as a marvelous feat of engineering, but some saw it not as a miraculous achievement but a dangerous threat.<p>Months …

Physics

Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.<p>A new patent granted to aircraft, defense and security company Boeing is taking its cues from science fiction. Just like the glowing energy shields …

Aviation

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Physics