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Asteroids stir up black hole according to Astrophysicists

A group of astrophysicists from Leicester University of Amsterdam developed a model that explains the nature of the activity of compact radio source located at the center of our galaxy and named Sagittarius A* because of its proximity to the Sagittarius constellation. They believe that the main cause is the destruction of the planets and […]

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Darth Vader’s motherland discovered

Professor Kaspar von Braun and his colleagues at the University of California at Berkeley and the State University at San Francisco discovered another interesting exoplanet in the double star system 55 in the constellation Cancer. There is a great likelihood that there is some type of life on the planet. Now this discovery causes heated […]

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Asteroid passes close to Earth

Asteroid passes close to Earth

Scientists say that while the celestial body reached a distance smaller than the Moon, the planet is not at risk… An asteroid 400 meters in length passed near Earth on Tuesday the 8th of November, in an unusual approach, but not close enough to risk impact with the planet. The celestial body arrived at 21h28 […]

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Humans became human because of viruses

Why do human beings and chimpanzees have the identical genome in spite of the fact that we are completely different creatures in our nature? Such a difference can not be based on mutations. Scientists have recently unveiled the mystery. It turned out that it all happened because of the viruses. It is an open secret […]

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The Internet in Society: Empowering or Censoring Citizens?

Does the internet actually inhibit, not encourage democracy? In this new RSA Animate adapted from a talk given in 2009, Evgeny Morozov presents an alternative take on ‘cyber-utopianism’ – the seductive idea that the internet plays a largely emancipatory role in global politics. Exposing some idealistic myths about freedom and technology (during Iran’s ‘twitter revolution’ […]

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EARTH 2.0 INITIALIZATION

EARTH 2.0 INITIALIZATION

EARTH 2.0™ is an exciting and ambitious collaboration of innovative and far sighted developments in science and technology combined with the visualisation, imagery and stimulus achieved through the medium of film and interactive technologies to alter thinking and create a movement for change to deliver the sustainable world of the future. Earth 2.0′s premise is […]

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The world unites to discuss the Internet

The whole world has finally decided to talk about the internet. The London Conference on Cyberspace, the first international gathering of its kind, kicked off today, bringing together senior political figures from across the world and tech royalty such as Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. Among the topics scheduled for discussion are how to ensure global […]

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Robot builds its own body from sprayable foam

LIKE a sculpture that springs to life, a new type of robot makes its own body parts using spray-on foam. Such a design could one day be useful in situations in which the exact type of robot needed is not known beforehand, such as space exploration or reconnaissance. Created by Shai Revzen and colleagues at […]

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