Tag: science

05
Oct
2017
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Scientists mapping Greenland have produced some surprising – and worrying – results | The Gazette

Greenland, the world’s largest island and home to its second largest ice sheet, is a land of…

20
Sep
2017
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Much ado about nothing: ancient Indian text contains earliest zero symbol | Science | The Guardian

Exclusive: one of the greatest conceptual breakthroughs in mathematics has been traced to the Bakhshali manuscript, dating…

15
Sep
2017
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IBM and MIT Bet That Materials and Quantum Advances Will Supercharge AI – MIT Technology Review

A new center at MIT could advance artificial intelligence and help IBM reestablish itself as a leader…

14
Sep
2017
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Solar now costs 6¢ per kilowatt-hour, beating government goal by 3 years | Ars Technica

Cost goals met, the DOE is moving on to address grid reliability in solar.

13
Sep
2017
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Behold a Flame’s Mesmerizing Ionic Wind – Atlas Obscura

Fire scientists can now create 3D images of the behavior of flames in certain conditions.

10
Sep
2017
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Remembering Lotfi Zadeh | Berkeley Engineering

Lotfi Zadeh — professor emeritus, world-renowned computer scientist and leader of the college community — died on…

10
Sep
2017
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Cargo ships may be creating lightning at sea | Science | AAAS

That giant cargo ship isn’t just belching plumes of exhaust; it may be seeding clouds primed for…

27
Aug
2017
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Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of early death — ScienceDaily

Higher coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of death, according to research presented today at…