Monday, August 10, 2020

Fusion Update

"Spacecraft of the Future Could Be Powered By Lattice Confinement Fusion". (Via H.R.)

Origin of Elements

NASA: "The Origin of Elements"

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Light Posting

Admin note: Posting may be light for the next few days.

Monday, August 03, 2020

Arctic Storage

"A Staggering 21TB of Source Code Were Just Buried in The Arctic For an Unknown Future". (Via H.R.)

DNA Storage

"How Scientists Encoded 'The Wizard of Oz' Into DNA".

Friday, July 31, 2020

Hsieh Forbes Column on Blood Type and Covid Risk

Another cautionary tale on how early science reporting can be easily overturned by further study.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Mars In 4K

Aeroscreen Lifesaver

"IndyCar’s Aeroscreen gets first real test, saves lives at Iowa race". (Via H.R.)

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Redesigned Chocolate Chips

"A Tesla Designer Reengineers the Chocolate Chip":
Labesque’s redesign for artisanal Dandelion Chocolate is a square, faceted pyramid, kind of like a flattened diamond. Two edges are thick, and two exceedingly thin, for even more textural pleasure...

Enhanced Moon Landing Video

"Historic Moon Landing Footage Has Been Enhanced by AI, And The Results Are Incredible". (Via H.R.)

Monday, July 27, 2020

Searching Before Google

"What Did People Use Before Google to Search the Web?" (Via H.R.)

Tiny Cameras

"A Bug-Sized Camera for Bug-Sized Robots and Bug-Sized Bugs"