Grant Gibson

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More and more analysts think the iPhone is about to go into decline for the first time ever

More and more analysts are now agreeing that in 2016, iPhone sales will — for the first time ever — go into decline.<p>It's a troubling prospect for Apple: more than two-thirds of its total revenues and profits come from sales of the smartphone. If the iPhone is going in reverse, it makes it …

Atoms Reach Record Temperature, Colder than Absolute Zero

Absolute zero is often thought to be the coldest temperature possible. But now researchers show they can achieve even lower temperatures for a …

Get a College-Level Computer Science Education with These Free Courses

We're lucky to have access to so many excellent free online courses for just about anything you want to study, including computer science. Here's a …

General Relativity: 100 Years Old And Still Full Of Surprises

Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning<p>In 1913, Albert Einstein had stalled in his efforts to construct his general theory of relativity. He pleaded with his friend Marcel Grossmann for a mathematical boost: “Grossmann, you’ve got to help me, otherwise I’ll go …

Historic Chemistry Lab With Links To Thomas Jefferson Discovered Behind Wall

A hidden chemistry lab was unearthed by a worker doing renovations to the iconic Rotunda at the University of Virginia, and school officials say the room is directly linked to the third U.S. president, Thomas Jefferson, who helped design the building.<p>The "chemical hearth," which dates back to the …

Archimedes’ legendary sphere brought to life

Recreation of a 2,000-year-old model of the Universe to appear in exhibition.<p>Building the sphere of Archimedes<p>Michael Wright reconstructed a fabled …

Strangely Beautiful Reproduction Of Never-Flown Bugatti Airplane Almost Ready To Fly

Crimson Skies fantasy meets reality<p>Consider it a technology tragedy of World War II. Designed in the 1930s by legendary carmaker Ettore Bugatti, the 100p Bugatti was a propeller-driven passenger plane that in theory boasted a speed of 500 mph. Abandoned as the war began, the incomplete plane was …

'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>…

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Jobspotting: Job Search as Easy as Netflix Recommendations

Looking for a job online is often a pain, with search sites that haven’t seen a major update in approach for years. Jobspotting is a new Berlin-based startup that wants to make finding relevant vacancies as easy as it is to use recommendation engines from the likes of Netflix and Pandora.<p>I took it …

Sleep: How to nap like a pro

We’ve all heard of the merits of power naps, says Tiffanie Wen, but are there good and bad ways to sleep during the day?<p>Growing up, sleep was considered paramount in my family home. My siblings and I didn’t have many house rules – bedtimes were flexible, we had free reign over microwaved TV dinners …

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 …