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What is nothing? Martin Rees Q&A

<i>Philosophers have debated the nature of “nothing” for thousands of years, but what has modern science got to say about it? In an interview with The</i> …

Physics

Physicists Ignite Beef Over What Happens When You Fall Into a Black Hole

"Some of it's brilliant and wonderful and some of it is crap."<p>What would it feel like to fall into a black hole? This fanciful question has pit real …

Black Holes

Beyond Time

We conventionally think of time as something simple and fundamental. It flows uniformly, independent of everything else, from the past to the future, …

Physics

To Remember, the Brain Must Actively Forget

Researchers find evidence that neural systems actively remove memories, which suggests that forgetting may be the default mode of the brain.<p>Going …

The Brain

Microsoft debuts free quantum computer programming katas

Microsoft yesterday announced the release of Quantum Katas, a self-paced programming project that teaches developers how to write code for quantum computers.<p>Quantum Katas, as the name implies, are coding katas from Microsoft that teach beginning developers the fundamentals of the company’s quantum …

Quantum Computing

Ask Ethan: Which Movies Get The Science Of Time Travel Right?

The way we travel through time, at a speed of one second per second, is so boring that we take it for absolute granted. Yet according to Einstein’s theory of relativity, we can not only travel forward through time at different rates by accelerating close to the speed of light, we could potentially …

Time Travel

This Simple Thought Experiment Shows Why We Need Quantum Gravity

There are two theories we have that explain all the particles and their interactions in the known Universe: General Relativity and the Standard Model of particle physics. General Relativity describes gravity perfectly everywhere we’ve ever looked. From the smallest-scale attractions we’ve ever …

Quantum Physics

Space for Kids - Our Universe

ESA’s XMM-Newton is a space telescope that observes X-rays<p>Astronomers use ESA space telescope to find missing matter<p>19 July 2018<p>Everything we see in …

Universe

Why Free Will Is an Illusion: A Cosmic Argument

One of the major fundamental questions in physics concerns the presence or absence of free will in the universe, or in any physical system, or …

15 Aluminum Foil Life Hacks You Didn’t Know About

We use aluminum foil for oven baking, and that’s why we always have it around. Surprisingly, aluminum foil can be used not only for cooking. But …

22 Awesome DIY Things You Can Make at Home

We would like to offer you this list of 22 DIY things, which we think will evoke joy and adoration in everyone who sees them. If you spend a little …

30 Awesome DIY Projects that You’ve Never Heard of

Do you know what’s great about DIY projects? Everything. When you make items yourself, you can choose projects that suit your tastes, create them in …

Do These 4 Exercises To Fix Your Bad Posture

These Pilates moves can help un-slouch your back and improve your posture to alleviate chronic pain.<p>Are you slouching? Caught you! Just think: How many times a day do you look down to check your phone? Use your computer? Drive your car? So many of us get into a bad habit of slouching throughout …

39 Insanely Clever DIY Projects You Can Make For Free

Craft projects that don’t require you to go out to the craft store and purchase a lot of supplies can be difficult to find, which puts a crimp in …

Top 10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World

The reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think.<p>Some of the things that we accept as true and take at face value are notoriously</b> …

Awesome DIY Raspberry Pi Pocket Laptop

Instructables member Creativity Buzz has created an awesome DIY Raspberry Pi pocket laptop system, equipped with a 7 Inch IPS HD display and powered …

Seven (or more) things you didn't know about your brain

The brain — the central "control unit" of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed that the …

Mastering The Mind

You're reading Mastering The Mind, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our …

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

How to: Build a Raspberry Pi security camera

Build your own cut-price surveillance equipment.<p>The tiny powerhouse that is the Raspberry Pi can be built into almost any project, and in this case …

This Brilliant Video Explaining Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity Won a Teenager $400K

Genius.<p>Eighteen-year-old student Ryan Chester won US$400,000 back in 2015 for this video explaining Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, as part …

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Induces an Altered State of Consciousness

Volunteers even ended up hallucinating.<p>In 2015, a psychologist in Italy figured out how to induce a drug-free altered state of consciousness by …

Quantum physics can help explain much of the world’s suffering

• the world exists independent of the human mind, and<br>• no causal influence can spread faster than the speed of light.

Quantum Mechanics

How to: Turn a Raspberry Pi into a VPN server

A guide to building an encrypted connection to your home network from anywhere.<p>With a VPN server plugged into your router, you can create a secure, …

Top Scientists Have Answered The Weirdest Space Questions, And It's Epic

Ever heard of white holes?<p>The Universe is big, and strange, and there's a lot of stuff out there that works in mysterious ways. Astronomers spend …

Our Brains Are Too Puny to Fully Understand The Scale of The Universe

This will blow you away.<p>As an astrophysicist, I am always struck by the fact that even the wildest science-fiction stories tend to be distinctly …

55 DIY HIKING & Camping Hacks and Tricks That Will Make You A Camping Pro

If you’re someone who loves to camp, I’ve got a treat for you. I’ve gathered 55 of the most amazing camping hacks. These easy tricks are guaranteed …

Be More. PBS.

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Earth's Interior

Science & InnovationReference<p>Learn about the layers inside the Earth, inaccessible to humans.<p>Inside the Earth<p>The Earth's interior is composed of four layers, three solid and one liquid—not magma but molten metal, nearly as hot as the surface of the sun.<p>The deepest layer is a solid iron ball, about …