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Vanderbilt professor of astronomy Andreas Berlind discusses how he helped map the universe, and other important things like galaxy formation, computer universe simulations, data gathering tools, and dark matter.
Hide yo' jobs! Hide yo' wives! Robots could take over your job by 2035, according to a new machine-learning algorithm.
You may have thought that excessive pollution didn’t really start until industrialization in the last couple of centuries, but a new study finds that pollution was actually worse thousands of years ago than it is today.
Have you ever wondered why, unlike Chuck Norris, you can’t run on water or swim through land?
Gather ‘round the campfire, kiddos! It's this week’s installment of This Week in Obvious Science, and we’ve got a few groundbreakers for ya.
From Moneyball to quantitative financial analysis, mining vast amounts of data is taking place in almost every industry and the medical field is no exception.
Club management system improves security, customer experience BETHESDA, Md., Feb.
In our era of endless and incredible scientific discovery, it's easy to pat ourselves on the back and congratulate our own success. But in doing so, we may be clouding the fact that, in some vital areas, we are running behind. Do we know enough about memory?
Not an interview. More of an impromptu conversation over pulled pork and lemonade.
It sounded crazy when Musk released his white paper on it last year--which is exactly why crowdfunding website JumpStartFund jumped on board with it.
An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.