An excellent documentary from National Geographic
The remains of Cleopatra’s sister may have been found in Turkey, reports say. While Arsinoe IV’s bones have been analyzed, scientists have not been able to issue a conclusion. Arsinoe IV was allegedly killed by Cleopatra and Mark Anthony in 41 B.C., in the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, a Greek city now located on […]
In a video posted by Diginfo.TV, we can clearly see that the recently ratified standard HEVC or H.265 is already being tested and used for some impressive high-quality video streaming configurations. In the past, the speculation was that it would take 45-50Mbps in order to be able to stream 4K video. This was primarily because […]
For today we have something very special and not just a still picture! We have a live, 3D, interactive galactic tour! To take the tour, click the link below and once the galaxy map loads, click “Tour” in the upper right corner! Click on any star from the 100,000 included to very detailed display info! […]
Scientists are well known for their restless, inquiring minds and for their eagerness to constantly push the boundaries of human knowledge ever further. Therefore, it need not surprise anybody that these past twelve months were filled with major scientific breakthroughs, some of which can be labeled as “cool,” to say the least. Without further ado, […]
Scientists have long been dreaming about building a computer that would work like a brain. This is because a brain is far more energy-saving than a computer, it can learn by itself, and it doesn’t need any programming. Senior lecturer Dr. Andy Thomas from Bielefeld University’s Faculty of Physics is experimenting with memristors — electronic […]
The asteroid that struck Russia earlier this month took astronomers by surprise, but that in itself isn’t a surprise, we simply don’t have the technology to track asteroids that small.
A mobile phone that charges in your pocket, a flat-screen TV that needs no power cord, a car fueled by a cordless panel in the floor: these and other applications of wireless electricity may become part of a future with fewer annoying cables. WiTricity, a company spun off from research at the Massachusetts Institute of […]