Ryan Wagner

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Add Life to Static MIDI in Logic Pro X

Almost all synthesizers (physical or virtual), respond to velocity sent from a MIDI keyboard. It’s a value sent on each key, determined by how hard …

How to Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

NASA Stumbles Upon A Dead Star That's 10 Million Times Brighter Than The Sun

Think our sun is bright? NASA says its NuSTAR space-based X-ray telescope has detected a dead star that pumps out as much energy as 10 million suns.<p>"You might think of this pulsar as the 'Mighty Mouse' of stellar remnants," Dr. Fiona A. Harrison, professor of physics and astronomy at the California …

The mind-bending effects of feeling two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Spend hours browsing through Einstein's life on Princeton's new digital hub

Digital Einstein makes thousands of the physicist's documents available online<p>The digitized Albert Einstein is here. Today, Princeton University launched Digital Einstein, an open-access, online version of the University's "Einstein Papers project." This means that anyone with an internet …

Video: We are dead stars

Every atom in our bodies was processed in the body of an ancient star.<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an …

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‘Life on Earth is in peril. We have no future if we don’t go into space’

STEPHEN HAWKING<p>Physicist and cosmologist<p>Robotic missions are much cheaper and may provide more scientific information, but they don’t catch the public imagination in the same way, and they don’t spread the human race into space, which I’m arguing should be our long-term strategy. If the human race …