Meet the adorable robot camera Japan’s space agency sent to the ISS

Science can be cute as hell when it wants to be – take the JEM Internal Ball Camera (“Int-Ball” for short). The device, created by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency … Continue reading Meet the adorable robot camera Japan’s space agency sent to the ISS

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Introducing PhysicsPedia – This Android App Teaches You Physics.

PhysicsPedia is a easy to use app which will help you prepare for your physics exam whether you are in school or college. When using PhysicsPedia, you will find well-explained … Continue reading Introducing PhysicsPedia – This Android App Teaches You Physics.

FoldIt dev has a new game that’s helping map the human brain

“You can see this as symbiosis — computers learn from what people are doing and they do better.” – University of Washington Center for Game Science director Dr. Zoran Popović, … Continue reading FoldIt dev has a new game that’s helping map the human brain

An Entire River in Canada Has Vanished in the Space of Just 4 Days

!!!!what… For the first time in modern history, scientists have observed an entire river disappear in the space of days. The phenomenon – called river piracy – is where one … Continue reading An Entire River in Canada Has Vanished in the Space of Just 4 Days

Hold Onto Your Brain: There Might Be Twice as Many Supermassive Black Holes in the Universe

A new discovery has potentially doubled the number of supermassive black holes that astronomers thought existed in our Universe. Supermassive black holes were traditionally thought to be at the centre … Continue reading Hold Onto Your Brain: There Might Be Twice as Many Supermassive Black Holes in the Universe

Elephants’ ‘body awareness’ adds to increasing evidence of their intelligence

Elephant. Credit: Picture by Yathin S Krishnappa. Licensed under CCBY-SA3.0 Asian elephants are able to recognise their bodies as obstacles to success in problem-solving, further strengthening evidence of their intelligence … Continue reading Elephants’ ‘body awareness’ adds to increasing evidence of their intelligence

Meet ‘DeeDee,’ a distant, dim member of our solar system

Artist concept of the planetary body 2014 UZ224, more informally known as DeeDee. ALMA was able to observe the faint millimeter-wavelength “glow” emitted by the object, confirming it is roughly … Continue reading Meet ‘DeeDee,’ a distant, dim member of our solar system