Carlos Soucre

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Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

Tim Berners-Lee: I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it

Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, access opportunities, and collaborate across geographic and cultural boundaries. In many ways, the web has lived up …

Privacy

underthesymmetree:

Fibonacci you crazy bastard….<p>As seen in the solar system (by no ridiculous coincidence), Earth orbits the Sun 8 times in the same period that Venus orbits the Sun 13 times! Drawing a line between Earth & Venus every week results in a spectacular FIVE side symmetry!!<p>Lets bring up those Fibonacci numbers again: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34..<p>So if we imagine planets with Fibonacci orbits, do they create Fibonacci symmetries?!<p>You bet!! Depicted here is a:<p>2 sided symmetry (5 orbits x 3 orbits)<br>• 3 …

Hubble Dates Black Hole’s Last Big Meal

<b>Energetic Event 'Burped' Billowing Plasma Bubbles 6 Million Years Ago</b><br>About 6 million years ago, when our very remote ancestors began to evolve away …

Universe

Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics

Why Does White Noise Help People Sleep?

A white noise machine is the simplest solution to blocking out noise.<p>On its face, flipping on white noise before hitting the sack must be the most counterintuitive idea out there. Want to sleep better? Simple solution: make a bunch of noise. Sweet dreams ahoy.<p>And yet, not only do some people swear …

How to Know If You’re Ready to Start Training for a Marathon

There’s nothing like an ambitious goal to focus your training, and running a marathon definitely fits the bill. Plenty of mere mortals have completed …

12 Useful Math Hacks That They Didn't Teach You In School

After finding these math hacks, I'm convinced that all those years of being forced to struggle through math class really was just a torture ploy …

Twitter account is resurrecting the Japanese art of wood joinery

The ancient Japanese art of wood joinery might be a dying tradition in today’s modern technological landscape, but one man is still trying to thrust this age-old practice into the future – and now he’s bringing it to Twitter.<p>For those unfamiliar with this culture, Japanese wood joinery is a …

Starting to run during your 40s and 50s has its advantages. Ask these first-time marathoners.

When Keith Cartwright played football in high school, he never ran more than 200 yards at one time. He was a running back, so he didn’t have to do more than a sprint.<p>“My buddies know me as an anti-distance runner,” Cartwright said.<p>Now 52 years old, Cartwright, who lives near Richmond, has become a …

Running

The Long Run and How to Do it Right

If you want to train for longer distances or just increase your aerobic capacity, a regular long training run is a must for your training routine. …

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

From the moment that it was discovered that the macroscopic, classical rules that governed electricity, magnetism and light didn’t necessarily apply to the smallest, subatomic scales, a whole new view of the Universe became accessible to humanity. This quantum picture is much larger and …

Quantum Physics

What Is The Most Beautiful Equation Known To Mankind?

It’s often said that if you want to understand the universe, you need to think in equations. While mathematics can easily set off a high school …

Mathematics

3tags.org

The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Distance Athletes

And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid.<p>There are things you come across when running that you can ignore: jerk drivers, annoying partners, random bad advice in the middle of a race. And then there are things that you shouldn’t ignore—like your core muscles.<p>“Your core stabilizes …

Workouts

Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

Enable this one single command to ensure a longer life for your SSD.<p>If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when …

Linux

Learn to Run a Fast Mile With This Training Plan

If you’re bored with running down long stretches of road, here’s your chance to add some variety by taking your running to the track. Nike’s latest …

Marathons

Electricity generated with water, salt and a 3-atoms-thick membrane

Proponents of clean energy will soon have a new source to add: osmotic power. Or more specifically, energy generated by a natural phenomenon …

Juno Approach Movie Media Gallery

JUPITER APPROACH<p>NASA/JPL is excited to share the unprocessed images that comprise the approach movie acquired by JunoCam as the Juno spacecraft …

Astronomy

Why are the world’s best loudspeakers so expensive?

The world’s flashiest loudspeakers are a mix of extreme engineering and unreal aesthetics. But can the astronomical price tags be justified?<p>“If I ventured in the slipstream,” sings Van Morrison, heartily. “Between the viaducts of your dream…” The lyrics from his 1968 masterpiece Astral Weeks pour …

Audiophile

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Michio Kaku: One Mistake in Physics That Nearly Disproved Einstein's Theory of Relativity

<b>Science</b> is <b>hard</b>, especially when you’re out on the <b>edges of the unknown</b>. <b>Mistakes</b> get made, and usually corrected over time. But no one expected …

Physics

ipod hacks | Hackaday | Page 2

Before assuming that the title should be “web crawler,” just shush your shussins’ and check out the video after the break. The Pinoccio, as …

A chemistry card game forges bonds

The new strategy-based card game Ion makes a game out of chemistry. It challenges players to group positively and negatively charged ions to form …

How to Start Racewalk Training

Do you want to tone more muscles, burn more calories per mile and win competitions? Racewalking may be just the sport for you. See how you can …

High Voltage Please, But don’t Forget the Current

In high voltage applications involving tens of thousands of volts, too often people think about the high voltage needed but don’t consider the …

Supermassive black hole spotted devouring surprising meal

Black hole consumes cold, clumpy clouds of gas — not the hot plasma scientists had expected<p>Cold molecular gas clouds condense out of the hot, ionized …