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String theory – Brian Greene

String theory – Brian Greene

Physicist Brian Greene explains superstring theory, the idea that miniscule strands of energy vibrating in 11 dimensions create every particle and force in the universe.

Brain is a Quantum Computer

Brain is a Quantum Computer

The laws of quantum mechanics prove that information can exist even in empty space . Quantum entanglement (connection between pairs or groups of particles) supposes that all information in our brain (i.e. our soul)...

Will Robots Make Us More Human?

Will Robots Make Us More Human?

In ten years’ time Rossum’s Universal Robots will be making so much wheat, so much material, so much of everything that nothing will cost anything. Everyone will be able to just take as much...

Thinking You’re Less Active Than You Are Could Be Killing You

Thinking You’re Less Active Than You Are Could Be Killing You

People who believe they are not exercising enough are more likely to suffer the consequences of inactivity whether or not they are sedentary, while those who believe they are active are more likely to...

A cybersecurity expert on why you should be very worried about the internet’s future

A cybersecurity expert on why you should be very worried about the internet’s future

A new book, The Darkening Web, argues that stories like these are going to become more and more common as countries seek to project power in cyberspace. The author is Alexander Klimburg, a program director at...

See the 1,000-Year-Old Windmills Still in Use Today | National Geographic

See the 1,000-Year-Old Windmills Still in Use Today | National Geographic

These amazing windmills are among the oldest in the world. Located in the Iranian town of Nashtifan, initially named Nish Toofan, or “storm’s sting,” the windmills have withstood winds of up to 74 miles...

What Would a Machine as Smart as God Want?

What Would a Machine as Smart as God Want?

Physicist Freeman Dyson wrote the paper to counter physicist Steven Weinberg’s infamous remark that “the more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless. No universe with intelligence is pointless, Dyson retorted. He...

Solid Glass Electrolytes Could Save Electric Car Batteries

Solid Glass Electrolytes Could Save Electric Car Batteries

The secret to the team’s research is moving away from the usual liquid-filled lithium-ion batteries. Instead, Goodenough and senior research fellow Maria Helena Braga use solid glass electrolytes — chemical structures that allow an...