Posts tagged Science

Posted 11 months ago

Quick Hits: Hunt for Intelligent Aliens Focuses on Faint Laser Flashes | Space.com

Interesting article on a new method of searching for extraterrestrial intelligence: looking for small pulses of laser light.

What’s most impressive, in my opinion, is the ability to detect single photons of light, since laser pulses from very far away…

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Posted 11 months ago

New Feature: Quick Hits

Hello there Humanity Going readers!

In my daily perusing of the internet, I come across a lot of information that would interest the casual science aficionado.  Here at Humanity Going, I’ve been saving my posts for those that provoke some thought within…

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Posted 11 months ago

Issues Facing the Implementation of Solar Power

This is an interesting summary article about something that a lot of people don’t get to read about in science news, namely the practical challenges that come along with integrating solar power into the existing electrical grid.  With the whole grid…

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Posted 11 months ago

The truth about vaccinations: Your physician knows more than the University of Google

For the love of all things rational and logical, get your kids vaccinated.  Don’t fall prey to fraud, lies, and bad science.  THERE IS NO EVIDENTIAL LINK BETWEEN AUTISM AND VACCINATIONS.  It’s that fricken simply.

Of note in this article is the description of how science works.  Read it, and pay attention to it.  It will solve a lot of problems.

Posted 11 months ago

The future of Personal Recording

Some thoughts on the future of personal recording—implants, the cloud, Google Glass, and the future of justice.

As some of you may have discovered by now, a few weeks back NPR reporter Scott Simon live tweetedthe passing of his mother.  After he did so, many opinion pieces began to surface about the nature of this act with regards to the boundaries between the…

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Posted 12 months ago

electricspacekoolaid:

Black Widow Pulsar - At the Top of Strange Phenomena in the Universe

Image Credits: Chandra; X-ray: NASA/CXC/ASTRON/B.Stappers et al.; Optical: AAO/J.Bland-Hawthorn & H.Jones

Incredibly fascinating article.  The size and scale of the Universe and the energy in it still completely astounds me.

Posted 1 year ago

Leap Motion Controller: what’s really gained?

Does the Leap Motion Controller really add anything to user interface? Read more at Humanity Going!

Before I head out for the weekend, I wanted to share this little nugget I discovered the other day.  It’s an article about the Leap MotionController, a mouse-like computer controller that’s designed as possibly the future of human interface with…

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Posted 1 year ago

New Highly Absorptive “Impossible” Material

Scientists develop new “impossible” material with a 800 sq. m to 1 surf-area-to-gram ratio. That’s two basketball courts per gram!

Most of you I’m sure have heard of the Sham-Wow, or other similarly absorptive material.  The ability to hold much more water than is seemingly possible is quite a useful thing in a tangible material.  Now, scientists have taken this idea and technology…

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Posted 1 year ago

NeverWet: The Product to Waterproof Anything?

Wanna completely waterproof (and oil-proof!) just about anything? NeverWet will let you do that. Read more at Humanity Going!

Ever see that spray-on stuff that you can spray on your car windshield to make water just roll off your car?  Pretty neat…though only marginally useful.  But what if that product were A) perfected, and B) could be applied to ANYTHING?  That’s what it…

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Posted 1 year ago
Is Eye-Tracking technology the next step in security? What ever happened to fingerprints and retinal scanning? Read more at Humanity Going!View Post

Is Eye-Tracking technology the next step in security? What ever happened to fingerprints and retinal scanning? Read more at Humanity Going!

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