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Noah's Ark 'replica' unveiled in Kentucky amid anger at 'scientifically preposterous' museum

Nathaniel Jeanson is a Harvard-educated biologist. For the past year, he has been involved in a spectacular $100 million project, designed to educate and astonish the world.<p>His project, however, has left many scientists in despair.<p>For Dr Jeanson is one of the advisers of Ark Encounter – billed as …

Earth - These are the discoveries that made Stephen Hawking famous

Stephen Hawking is probably the most famous genius of the modern age.<p>But what exactly is he famous for – apart from his astonishing resilience to an incapacitating disease, that instantly-recognizable retro-robotic voice, and his walk-on roles on <i>The Simpsons</i> and <i>Star Trek</i>?<p>Didn't he discover black …

Physics

“Spookiness” Confirmed by the First Loophole-free Quantum Test

Spookiness, it seems, is here to stay. Quantum theory has been put to its most stringent "loophole free" test yet, and it has come out victorious, …

6 Reasons Why 2001: A Space Odyssey is the Most Important Sci-Fi Movie of All-Time

Mystery Deepens: Matter and Antimatter Are Mirror Images

Matter and antimatter appear to be perfect mirror images of each other as far as anyone can see, scientists have discovered with unprecedented …

Physics

Android SDK tutorial for beginners - what you need to know

Android development starts with the Android SDK (Software Development Kit). While there are many different programming languages and a host of IDEs (Integrated Development Environments) you can use to create an app, the SDK is a constant.<p>SDK provides a selection of tools required to build Android …

Android News

Learn today's key programming languages to kick-start your coding career

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Today's increasingly tech savvy job market is a wealth of opportunity for those who know key programming languages, like …

Programming

The First Optical Microprocessing Chip Is A Breakthrough In Quantum Computing

Scientists at the University of Bristol have debuted new optical chip that could be to quantum computers what traditional microprocessors are to …

Quantum Computing

Eve Version 0

<i>Never heard of Eve? Read more here.</i><p>Today marks a huge milestone for us - the first public release of Eve. After a ton of research, dozens of …

Major internet providers slowing traffic speeds for thousands across US

Study finds significant degradations of networks for five largest ISPs, including AT&T and Time Warner, representing 75% of all wireline households in US<p>Major internet providers, including AT&T, Time Warner and Verizon, are slowing data from popular websites to thousands of US businesses and …

Net Neutrality

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

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Sexism, snow and Cern - blogs roundup

<i>Welcome to Signal Boost -</i> <i>our weekly roundup of blog posts on the science network over the past week.</i><p><i>What noise does an owl make?</i> Grrlscientist looks at an interesting video highlighting the wide variety of vocalisations that the barn owl can produce.<p><b>From dark satanic mills to dark matter.</b> Jon …

Over 900 Retro Arcade Games Are Free To Play On Internet Archive Now

Non-profit digital library Internet Archive is known for offering access to over 400 billion archived websites along with millions of free e-books, songs and videos. Internet Archive is supported by web crawling service subscriptions, grants and donations. Internet Archive recently launched the …

Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a decade.<p>The magnetic coils inside the compact …

Router that anonymises internet activity raises $300,000 on Kickstarter

Anonabox, a device that re-routes data through the cloaking Tor network, is tool for freedom of information, developer says<p>An internet router that aims to anonymise online activity had raised over $300,000 Tuesday, after less than 48 hours on the Kickstarter fundraising site.<p>Anonabox, a 2.4in by …

Microsoft Will Start To Explain The Future Of Windows Tomorrow Morning

Gird thyself, a new Windows approaches. Tomorrow morning in San Francisco, Microsoft will show off some part of its next operating system in a long-awaited event whose existence leaked before it was formally announced. The market is expectant, and the technology and business media will have its …

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