Óscar Anchondo

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You make me want to nuke: The nuclear option may be the best environmental option too

Overblown fears of a meltdown blind us to nuclear reactors’ potential as a clean alternative to fossil-fuel power<p>It’s a giant tea kettle — but unlike a cup of Cozy Chamomile, its contents can melt your flesh or deform your body. The pressure is the same as you’d find half a mile below the surface …

Machine learning versus AI: what's the difference?

Thanks to the likes of Google, Amazon, and Facebook, the terms artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have become much more widespread …

Build The World’s Simplest DIY Electric Train at Home

Thanks to YouTuber Physics Girl, we have what may be the best illustration of the interrelated effects of electricity and magnetism since Magneto …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Compact Controllers Automate Window Blinds

Commercially available motorized window blinds are a nice high-end touch for today’s automated home, but they tend to command a premium price. Seems …

Home Automation

PBS is Giving Away iBooks to Teachers

PBS has released a series of free interactive digital books for teachers.<p>The series covers a number of topics including math, science, foreign …

Which Elements Will Never Be Made By Our Sun?

The periodic table offers up so many possibilities, but some things are off-limits in our Solar System.<p><i>“There’s no god, it’s the elements that</i> …

Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours<p>Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for four consecutive days last week in a clean energy milestone revealed by data analysis of national energy network figures.<p>…

Renewable Energy