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GIANT FREAKING ROBOT

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  • Scientists Have Found The World’s Oldest Brain
    A 319 million-year-old fossil contains the world's oldest preserved brain. The post Scientists Have Found The World’s Oldest Brain appeared first on GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT.... Read more »
  • Watch A Venomous Snake Emerge From Golf Course Hole And Slither By Players
    A group of golfers in Australia were shocked when a red-bellied black snake emerged from a golf hole. The post Watch A Venomous Snake Emerge From Golf Course Hole And Slither By Players appeared first on GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT.... Read more »
  • Scientists Have Received Radio Signals From Deep Space
    The CHIME radio observatory has picked up 25 fast radio bursts from deep space. The post Scientists Have Received Radio Signals From Deep Space appeared first on GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT.... Read more »
  • SpaceX Launching Satellites Made For Space War
    SpaceX is partnering with True Anomaly to launch Jackal Satellites into orbit, where their warfare capabilities will be tested. The post SpaceX Launching Satellites Made For Space War appeared first on GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT.... Read more »
  • A Massive Asteroid Entered Earth’s Atmosphere, See The Shocking Footage
    An asteroid struck the atmosphere and burned over the city of Krasnoyarsk in Russia, and CCTVs and dashcam footage caught it on camera. The post A Massive Asteroid Entered Earth’s Atmosphere, See The Shocking Footage appeared first on GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT.... Read more »
  • TikTok To Be Pulled From Apple And Google Stores?
    Sen. Michael Bennett has written to Apple and Google requesting they remove TikTok from their app stores. The post TikTok To Be Pulled From Apple And Google Stores? appeared first on GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT.... Read more »
  • Instagram Co-Founders Are Back To Compete With TikTok
    Instagram's co-founders are readying to launch Artifact, an app that is the opposite of TikTok. The post Instagram Co-Founders Are Back To Compete With TikTok appeared first on GIANT FREAKIN ROBOT.... Read more »

INTERESTING ENGINEERING

UNIVERSE TODAY PODCASTS

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    Universe Today

  • mp3VideoWeekly Space Hangout: December 4, 2019 – Dr. Becky Smethurst’s “Space: 10 Things You Should Know”
    Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Brian Koberlein (BrianKoberlein.com / @BrianKoberlein) Sondy Springmann (@sondy) Michael Rodruck (@michaelrodruck) Tonight we air Fraser’s pre-recorded interview with Dr. Becky Smethurst from Tuesday, November 26th. Dr. Smethurst is a research fellow at Christ Church College, Oxford University who is researching how galaxies and... Read more »
  • VideoVideoWeekly Space Hangout: Oct 31, 2018 – David Dickinson
    Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) David Dickinson discusses his new book, written with Fraser, called The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos. Find out more... Read more »
  • VideoSupermassive Black Holes or Their Galaxies? Which Came First?
    It’s a mystery that’s puzzled astronomers for years. Which came first, supermassive black holes or the galaxies that surround them? The post Supermassive Black Holes or Their Galaxies? Which Came First? appeared first on Universe Today.... Read more »
  • VideoWill The Sun Explode?
    All stars die, some more violently than others. Once our own Sun has consumed all the hydrogen fuel in its core, it too will reach the end of its life. Astronomers estimate this to be a short 7 billion years from now. For a few million years, it will expand... Read more »
  • VideoUsing the ‘Missing Physics’ of Stellar Feedback to Accurately Simulate Galaxies from the Big Bang to Today
    For the first time, astronomers are able to accurately simulate galaxies from shortly after the big bang to today by including a realistic treatment of the effects stars have on their host galaxies. For the past few decades astronomers have simulated galaxies by mixing the basic physical ingredients — gravity,... Read more »
  • VideoThis is the Moon, the Whole Moon and Nothing But the Moon
    Take a look around the Moon… no, really, take a good look AROUND the Moon! This is a fantastic animation of our planetary partner in space made by the folks on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team at Arizona State University. Assembled from reflectance maps and digital terrain models created from... Read more »
  • VideoNew Podcasts: Precession and Acceleration
    We’ve got two new podcasts from the Astronomy Cast team of Dr. Pamela Gay and Fraser Cain: Ep. 313: Precession, and Episode 314: Acceleration. 313: Precession The Earth is wobbling on its axis like a top. You can’t feel it, but it’s happening. And over long periods of time, these... Read more »

WONDERFUL ENGINEERING

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    Wonderful Engineering

  • ChatGPT Has Hit 100 Million Users Already – The Fastest Growing Consumer App Ever
    ChatGPT has reportedly reached unprecedented levels of success just two months after its launch. The ever-popular artificial intelligence chatbot has hit another milestone by reaching 100 million users just two months after launching, according to analysts. This makes it the fastest-growing consumer application in history. This means that ChatGPT has... Read more »
  • This Company Is Using Seaweed To Create Biodegradable Pods You Can Eat
    Have you seen edible ‘bubble shots” seen at marathons being given to runners or also in other events in recent years? It looks like a normal plastic bag filled with liquid but it actually disappears as soon as it is consumed. It quenches the thirst of athletes and concertgoers in... Read more »
  • Amazing Footage Show A Mysterious Glowing Spiral Formation Spotted By A Telescope Over Hawaii
    A mysterious spiral formation was spotted in the night sky above a volcano in Hawaii earlier this month, sparking curiosity among observers through a Japanese telescope. The spectacle, initially spotted by an observatory in Mauna Kea on Jan. 18, first looked like a traveling bright star before it morphed shapes.... Read more »
  • These Highschoolers Built A Prosthetic Hand For Their Classmate In Need
    High school students in Tennessee have demonstrated their kindness and technical abilities by building a prosthetic hand for one of their classmates, Sergio Peralta. The project began when a student in the school’s engineering club noticed their classmate, born without a right hand, struggling with daily tasks. Sergio Peralta was... Read more »
  • This Blind Scientist Has Created An AI-Powered Suitcase For People Who Can’t See
    Chieko Asakawaa, a computer scientist and IBM researcher who lost her sight completely when she was 14 due to an accident, She exemplifies how visually impaired people may overcome their condition and achieve amazing things. But, as someone who has always battled with navigating strange and congested environments, Asakawa devised... Read more »
  • This New Retrofit System Could Reduce Steelmaking Carbon Emissions By 94%
    Researchers from the University of Birmingham have designed a novel adaptation for existing iron and steel furnaces that could reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the steelmaking industry by nearly 94%. This decarbonization idea is something very rare but looks good for the environment as well as business. Not only... Read more »
  • 10 Best Screen Protectors For Vivo T1 5G
    Vivo T1 5G is officially released on Feb. 14, 2022. The smartphone comes in 164 x 75.8 x 8.3 mm and weighs 187 grams. The device supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) and the display size is 6.58 inches IPS LCD. The resolution of the display is 1080 x... Read more »

SHINING SCIENCE

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    Shining Science

  • VideoA 17-Pound Meteorite Was Discovered in Antarctica
    Some scientists dedicate their lives to hunting for meteorites, and may have to brave some harsh conditions to do so. An international team of researchers recently went to Antarctica to search for these “space rocks.” They found five new meteorites, one of which weighs a massive 16.7 pounds (7.6 kg)!An... Read more »
  • David Attenborough: The future of all life depends on our willingness to take action now
    Sir David Attenborough reflects on why we must act now to protect and conserve the natural word. David Attenborough: The future of all life depends on our willingness to take action now'That the natural world is resilient gives me great hope. Technology also offers hope, that revolutionary ways will be found... Read more »
  • Harvard neuroscientist: The ‘most underrated’ skill all successful people have—‘especially introverts’
    I’ve always been an introvert. When I got my first job after earning my PhD in neuroscience, I was concerned that I’d have a tough time communicating with others.But I quickly learned that I didn’t need to force myself to be extroverted. The most underrated skill that successful people, especially... Read more »
  • Study achieves the coherent manipulation of electron spins in silicon
    In recent years, many physicists and computer scientists have been working on the development of quantum computing technologies. These technologies are based on qubits, the basic units of quantum information.In contrast with classical bits, which have a value of 0 or 1, qubits can exist in superposition states, so they... Read more »
  • Astronomers can't wait to search for signs of life and massive black-hole mergers
    From black holes to the search for life, scientific breakthroughs are on the horizon.The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST or Webb) might get all the credit, but a whole new era of telescopes — in space and on the ground — is set to revolutionize astronomy in the next two... Read more »
  • An accident in a lab experiment may revolutionize quantum computers
    Researchers may have made a massive breakthrough in quantum computing. According to a new study published in Nature Nanotechnology, researchers may have discovered a cheaper way to push large-scale quantum computers.copyright: AdobeQuantum computing is an intriguing field that has seen quite a bit of growth over the past several years.... Read more »
  • A quantum experiment suggests there’s no such thing as objective reality
    Physicists have long suspected that quantum mechanics allows two observers to experience different, conflicting realities. Now they’ve performed the first experiment that proves it.Back in 1961, the Nobel Prize–winning physicist Eugene Wigner outlined a thought experiment that demonstrated one of the lesser-known paradoxes of quantum mechanics. The experiment shows how... Read more »

NOW ARCHAEOLOGY

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    Now Archaeology

  • Evidence of giant elephant hunting by Neanderthals
    According to analysis of 125,000 year old animal bones, Neanderthals hunted and killed prehistoric giant elephants, obtaining enormous quantities of meat that could sustain hundreds of people. The post Evidence of giant elephant hunting by Neanderthals appeared first on Now Archaeology.... Read more »
  • Obsidian handaxes from 1.2 million years ago found in Ethiopia
    A ancient "knapping workshop" with 600 obsidian handaxes that date back at least 1.2 million years has been discovered in Ethiopia.  The post Obsidian handaxes from 1.2 million years ago found in Ethiopia appeared first on Now Archaeology.... Read more »
  • Tomb of Hun warrior and his horse unearthed in Romania
    When workers on a new highway in Romania realized they were excavating the burial walls of a Hun warrior, they called in archaeologists. The post Tomb of Hun warrior and his horse unearthed in Romania appeared first on Now Archaeology.... Read more »
  • The mysterious underwater Yonaguni-Jima Pyramids in Japan
    These ancient underwater structures were discovered by chance in 1986 by Kihachiro Aratake, who was diving to observe sharks in Japan. The post The mysterious underwater Yonaguni-Jima Pyramids in Japan appeared first on Now Archaeology.... Read more »
  • Roman engraved gems found around Hadrian’s wall
    Around Hadrian's wall, archaeologists excavating in Carlisle, England, found 2,000-year-old engraved gems. The post Roman engraved gems found around Hadrian’s wall appeared first on Now Archaeology.... Read more »
  • Statue resembling Hercules discovered in Rome
    In Rome, Italy, sewer works led to the discovery of a life-sized marble statue that was considered to be Hercules in antiquity. The post Statue resembling Hercules discovered in Rome appeared first on Now Archaeology.... Read more »
  • Large number of skulls discovered in Cueva Des Cubierta, a Neanderthal cave in Spain
    In the Cueva Des Cubierta cave in Spain, a large number of animal skulls placed by Neanderthals were found. The post Large number of skulls discovered in Cueva Des Cubierta, a Neanderthal cave in Spain appeared first on Now Archaeology.... Read more »

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