Paul Tait

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Watch A Tiny Robot Pull Something Nearly 2,000 Times Its Size [Video]

Do you even lift?<p>Could you pull a blue whale across a beach? How about scale a skyscraper carrying an elephant on your back? Of course you can't. But it would be really awesome if you could, right?<p>Tiny robots built by members of the Biomimetics and Dexterous Manipulation Lab at Stanford University …

Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

Wormhole Time Travel: Cambridge Physicist Proposes Possibility Of Sending Messages Through Time

A Cambridge scientist has published a paper which might contain a theoretical method to send messages backwards in time.<p>But, look - before anyone …

Water Twist - Sick Science! #189

Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack

In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars Technica deputy editor and a self-admitted newbie to password cracking, downloaded a list of …

The secret life of internet climate trolls: part two - video

For every comment troll, there's a troll slayer. In part two of this three-part series, the Climate Desk team meet nuclear physicist and online truth …

The World’s Largest Lego Model Is A Life-Size X-Wing [Video]

How’d they do it?<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>This morning, Lego opened up a gigantic box in Times Square. Inside: a full-scale replica of an X-wing fighter made entirely of Lego bricks. It's the single-largest Lego sculpture in history, claiming more than 5.3 million bricks and weighing nearly …

Readers suggest the 10 best ... music documentaries

http://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2013/may/23/readers-ten-best-music-documentaries-gallery<p>720<p>Last week we bought you our 10 best music …