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Oct 27, 2018

Nanocrystals arrange to improve electronics

Posted by in category: electronics

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers are working to make better electronic devices by delving into the way nanocrystals are arranged inside of them.

Nanocrystals are promising building blocks for new and improved electronic devices, due to their size-tunable properties and ability to integrate into devices at low-cost.

While the structure of nanocrystals has been extensively studied, no one has been able to watch the full assembly process.

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Oct 27, 2018

Why Don’t We Put A Space Telescope On The Moon?

Posted by in category: space

It’s a great ambition of science enthusiasts all over the globe. It’s also a terrible idea.

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Oct 27, 2018

The most detailed image of a distant star

Posted by in category: space

#Astronomy

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Oct 27, 2018

Is Anti-Gravity Real? Science Is About To Find Out

Posted by in category: science

If antimatter falls up instead of down, countless sci-fi dreams will become scientific reality.

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Oct 27, 2018

Yutuwtextv2: NASA image of Typhoon Rosita

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Oct 27, 2018

Zero Gravity Causes Worrisome Changes In Astronauts’ Brains

Posted by in categories: neuroscience, space

It might just be a weird quirk of microgravity.


One more challenge to surviving in outer space.

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Oct 27, 2018

Interview with Dr. Vera Gorbunova: What can we learn about longevity from the naked mole rat?

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

In this interview, Vera Gorbunova, Professor of Biology at the University of Rochester and a co-director of the Rochester Aging Research Center, talks about our current understanding of the mechanisms behind the longevity and genome stability of exceptionally long-lived mammals and how this knowledge could be used to create therapies to extend healthy human lifespan.

The interview was made by Steve Hill and Elena Milova, members of the board of Lifespan.io.

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Oct 27, 2018

Stephen Hawking’s final theory on black holes has been published, and you can read it for free

Posted by in category: cosmology

Stephen Hawking: “My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”


What you need to know about Black Hole Entropy and Soft Hair.

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Oct 27, 2018

Hubble telescope fixed

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Telescope close to restarting operations after being put out of action by gyroscope failure.

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Oct 27, 2018

New schemes teach the masses to build AI

Posted by in categories: education, robotics/AI

That is changing. This month fast.ai, an education non-profit based in San Francisco, kicked off the third year of its course in deep learning. Since its inception it has attracted more than 100,000 students, scattered around the globe from India to Nigeria. The course and others like it come with a simple proposition: there is no need to spend years obtaining a phd in order to practise deep learning. Creating software that learns can be taught as a craft, not as a high intellectual pursuit to be undertaken only in an ivory tower. Fast.ai’s course can be completed in just seven weeks.


Treating it like a craft is paying dividends.

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