Physics

Merging our brains with machines won’t stop the rise of the robots

Merging our brains with machines won’t stop the rise of the robots

Tesla chief executive and OpenAI founder Elon Musk suggested last week that humanity might stave off irrelevance from the rise of the machines by merging with the machines and becoming cyborgs. However, current trends in software-only artificial intelligence and deep...

What is the Yarkovsky Effect?

This video explores how the Yarkovsky effect occurs and how it can change the orbits of asteroids—changing near misses to impacts or impacts to near misses.

10 Alternatives To The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang theory is so often proclaimed as the likeliest cause of our Universe’s existence. But there are alternatives theories that deserve to be looked in to. Here are 10 of the best!

The 7 Ways to Time Travel

Yes, time travel is possible. One of man’s most fascinating and controversial fantasies is more than just science fiction: it’s real…

Guide to Radiation Doses

fascinating chart of the “ionizing radiation dose a person can absorb from various sources;” from using a cell phone to CT Scans to being at Chernobyl and Fukushima when disaster struck.

Gamma-Ray Bursts Explained

Don’t be frightened, but these cosmic snipers are real! But just what would happen if one of these bursts takes a shot at Earth?

Grand Unified Theory

This theory is based on just one equation (E= ˠ M˳C² )∞ and just two simple postulates.