“Star Trek: Into Darkness.” (PARAMOUNT PICTURES)Miriam KramerSpace.comThe interstellar voyages of the Starship Enterprise have captured imaginations around the world for decades.Astronauts, movie makers, scientists, engineers and others from all walks of life cite "Star Trek's" science and technology as an influence on their lives and worldview. But why? What makes "Star Trek" the enduring and thrilling science fiction epic it is today?The optimistic crew led by Captain Kirk in the original series and Je... read more »
This artist's illustration shows a meteor crashing into the surface of the moon. Scientists say hundreds of space rocks impact the lunar surface every year.CREDIT: NASAClara Moskowitz
The moon has a new hole on its surface thanks to a boulder that slammed into it in March, creating the biggest explosion scientists have seen on the moon since they started monitoring it.The meteorite crashed on March 17, slamming into the lunar surface at a mind-boggling 56,000 mph (90,000 kph) and creating a n... read more »
SPOILERSI'm afraid the only way I can talk about Star Trek Into Darkness properly is if I go into full detail about the movie. Sorry about that. If you don't wanna be spoiled, turn back now.
Quinto and Pine have made Spock and Kirk their own without imitating their predecessors. Quinto in particular makes for a very tenacious Spock.The AMC Loews East 19th Street theater in Manhattan was the site for this advance screening. My email said to arrive no later than eight. I got there at about 7:15. 7:20 or ... read more »
Samsung formed a partnership with the University of Texas to discover a wide range of applications for the brain-computer interface technology, which will offer several new ways to communicate with our mobile devices using our brain. With the help of electroencephalography, mobile devices will have the ability to monitor brainwaves and once the signal processing [...]
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I am sorry for not posting in a while. My computer was out for repairs. Shaking fingers, shaking hand jerked away from the desktop as if it was a red-hot stove coil, settled onto the back of the armchair and pulled it away from the desk. Noah eased into the soft blue leather, sank deep,  read more »
Is this the future? Could these types of programs completely turn college upside down and drive many of the degree mills out of business? There are no easy, simple answers, but TechCrunch has a very promising story about the subject of online education and STEM.
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Star Trek Into DarknessJillian ScharrSpace.comIn the "Star Trek" TV shows and films, the U.S.S. Enterprise's warpengine allows the ship to move faster than light, an ability that is, as Spock would say, "highly illogical."However, there's a loophole in Einstein's general theory of relativity that could allow a ship to traverse vast distances in less time than it would take light. The trick? It's not the starship that's moving — it's the space around it.In fact, scientists at NASA are right now working on... read more »
Colin Fiedler, 39 from Victoria, was one of three cardiac arrest patients brought back to life after being dead for between 40 and 60 minutes at The Alfred hospital in Melbourne, using two new techniques in the emergency department.The Alfred is testing a mechanical CPR machine, which performs constant chest compressions, and a portable heart-lung machine -- normally used in theatre -- to keep oxygen and blood flowing to the patient's brain and vital organs.Fiedler had a heart attack... read more »
In Kevin Drum's latest feature, he imagines a bleak future where robots begin taking all of our jobs. Though he predicts this will happen about three decades from now, the concept obviously isn't new. The word "robot" first appeared in a 1920s Czech play (see below), which concludes with human destruction. The plot line started to seem more realistic when robots began performing complex industrial tasks. By 1961, a giant robot arm called Unimate took a welding job on the Genera... read more »