Sean DeLuca

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Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Chemistry

Ban killer robots to stop killing machine arms race warns Professor Stephen Hawking

A global arms race is inevitable if a military power tries to build artificially intelligent killer machines, says open letter from science and industry leaders<p>Killer robots must be banned, or the world risks a global arms race to build intelligent machines that can kill without human control, …

'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours

The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed<p>Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works.<p>…

Nasa releases incredible close-up colour pictures of Pluto

New images from New Horizons have revealed a mysterious halo around Pluto, along exotic ices flows and glaciers across its surface<p>Incredible close-up colour pictures show Nasa's latest discoveries made by its ambitious New Horizons' mission to Pluto.<p>Releasing a tranche of new images, mission …

Conditions on Pluto: Incredibly hazy with flowing ice

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Pluto is hazier than scientists expected and appears to be covered with flowing ice.<p>The team responsible for the New …

Pluto's flowing ice and mysterious red haze highlight 'a scientific wonderland'

Photograph: Win McNamee/Getty Images<p>Alan Stern, principal investigator of NASA’s New Horizons mission team, holds up a bumper sticker at Nasa headquarters on …

Solar System

Bill James for the Baseball Hall of Fame: Has there been a more influential writer in the history of the sport? Or any sport? - Talking Points

* <i>Podcast note: Due to an emergency on our side (everything’s fine now), we had to postpone today’s scheduled “TK Show” conversation with Dan Patrick,</i> …

How to Grill Any Steak in 5 Steps

<i>At Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Food52'er pierino shows us how to grill any steak like a pro.</i><p>Some of the best steaks I’ve eaten in my life were …

BBQ