New Laser Could Generate Sun’s Core Temperature Instantaneously

Controlled nuclear fusion has been the dream of many a clean, seemingly-perpetual source of energy. However, starting the reaction requires an incredibly high temperature (the ignition temperature), and although we are already capable of doing this, a new superlaser outlined in the journal

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Here Are 12 Mysteries That Science Just Can’t Explain. How Did Any Of This Possibly Happen?

Human civilization has been on the Earth for a long time (and the Earth was around for even longer than that). So it would make sense that there are mysteries surrounding ancient civilizations… so much happened, yet we have documentation of what or why. Here are 12 mysterious and strange

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Dear technology, please could you stop being so needy | Rebecca Nicholson

TV dramas such as Black Mirror and Westworld might be scaring us with a dystopian vision of technology, but the real problem is that Facebook is too chirpy, fitness apps fuss over our food intake, and our browsers bombard us with targeted ads I love a television show that makes people talk, and

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Powered Up and Ready to Go: Inside BMW’s First Hybrid Electric Car

With its strong curves and Lotus-style doors, BMW’s first hybrid, plug-in electric vehicle, the i8, makes a striking first impression. Unveiled at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, the two-seater features both an array of technology and eco-friendly accouterments that could make

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Here’s How We Could Reach Mars In Just 30 Minutes

Faster forms of spacecraft propulsion have been a dream for decades, but now one researcher thinks he hasa solid idea. Known as directed energy propulsion, it would involve firing a laser at a tiny spacecraft to speed it up to a significant fraction of the speed of light, potentially allowing

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