15 Jan 2018

CES 2018: Most Absurd Technologies To Come

CES: Consumer Excess Show Each year tech nerds from around the globe converge on Sin City for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to get first looks at the near future of gizmos. Walking the floor of the expo, you’re surrounded by some truly incredible tech that will certainly enhance our lives. Conversely, you can also stumble […]

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13 Jan 2018

Kodak Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ledger Will Help Photographers Protect Their Copyright

IN BRIEF In the digital age, it’s tough for photographers to know when their work is being reproduced. Kodak is working on a blockchain platform and an accompanying cryptocurrency to solve this problem. KODAK MOMENT Photography giant Kodak has become the latest company to announced its intention to launch its own cryptocurrency. KODAKCoin is set to […]

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11 Jan 2018

NASA Is Testing the Telescope That Will Revolutionize Our View of the Cosmos

IN BRIEF The James Webb Space Telescope, the highly anticipated successor of Hubble, recently successfully completed cryogenic vacuum testing. This round of testing is one of the last major milestones before the telescope is finally launched. TELESCOPE TESTING In 2017, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) successfully completed cryogenic vacuum testing that lasted for over […]

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10 Jan 2018

J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Says He Regrets Calling Bitcoin a Fraud

IN BRIEF In September, Jamie Dimon called bitcoin a fraud, saying that “If you’re stupid enough to buy it, you’ll pay the price for it one day.” Dimon now changed his mind, though he still worries about how governments will react to bitcoin’s growth. BITCOIN REGRET After the highs and lows seen by bitcoin in […]

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08 Jan 2018

Scientists Are Rethinking the Very Nature of Space and Time

The Nature of Space and Time A pair of researchers have uncovered a potential bridge between general relativityand quantum mechanics — the two preeminent physics theories — and it could force physicists to rethink the very nature of space and time. Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity describes gravity as a geometric property of space and time. The more […]

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06 Jan 2018

Parallel Universes Could Solve One of the Biggest Mysteries in Physics

IN BRIEF Black holes have long since presented something of a contradiction considering our current understanding of physics. Now, the many worlds interpretation offers a convincing explanation. BLACK HOLES AND REVELATIONS Black holes are the source of a major quandary when it comes to our understanding of physics; either they can destroy information, which contradicts what […]

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04 Jan 2018

Off World New Data Finally Reveals That, No, There Is No Alien Megastructure

IN BRIEF New data collected on Tabby’s Star indicates that the strange dimming observed by researchers is likely caused by dust and not alien technology. The data was collected using the more than $100,000 donated through a Kickstarter campaign. ANSWERS IN DATA In 2015, researchers first noticed that KIC 8462852, better known as “Tabby’s Star,” […]

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02 Jan 2018

New Calculations May Finally Make Fusion Energy a Reality

It’s well established that nuclear fusion — the reaction that powers our Sun — could be the key to unlocking clean, limitless energy here on Earth. But one of the biggest challenges of modern science is how to harness the fusion reaction so that it produces more energy than it consumes. And a new paper claims to […]

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27 Dec 2017

Belarus Acknowledges Bitcoin as a Legal Currency, Legalizes ICOs

The government of Belarus, with the approval of its President Alexander Lukashenko, has officially acknowledged bitcoin as a legal currency and has legalized initial coin offerings (ICOs), smart contracts, and blockchain development. Tax-Free, ICO Legalized, Blockchain Industry The document approved by President Lukashenko entitled “On Digital Economy Development,” read: “The main goal of the document […]

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