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Haunting Huntington's

Haunting Huntington’s

November 14, 2017

Loss, regardless of what it robs us from, always rings bells of grief and brings a bitter taste of an unfulfilled void at heart. Yet the most cruel loss is, perhaps, being forced to acknowledge the reality...

Has the Future Arrived with Self-Driving Cars?

Has the Future Arrived with Self-Driving Cars?

October 30, 2017

Self-driving cars are the new craze of the 21st Century, however, experiments on autonomous cars have been in progress since the 1920s. Experiments include: using transmitting antenna to send out radio...

Photo by Bernd Thaller on Flickr

The August 2017 Total Eclipse

October 21, 2017

The sight on August 21, 2017, was astonishing as the moon completely covered the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere – corona – could be seen. The eclipse that was seen that day was a solar eclip...

Sea Shepherd Temporarily Halts the Fight Against Whalers

Sea Shepherd Temporarily Halts the Fight Against Whalers

October 7, 2017

What’s happening? The NGO (Not for Profit Organization) Sea Shepherd will halt the fight on Japan’s whale-killing ‘science’ vessels, as the whaling industry receives government help. &n...

Photograph by IBM Research

The Strange and Wonderful World of Quantum Computing

September 24, 2017

As our need for processing power increases, microchips become smaller and smaller. This is Moore’s Law in action: the projection that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit (microchip) doubles...

An Even Better Nobel Prize

An Even Better Nobel Prize

June 18, 2017

Have you ever wondered how you could get a Nobel Prize? Winning the Nobel Prize is something everyone has toyed with in his or her daydreams. It is such a sought after and prestigious prize that every...

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