Stephen Holler, an associate professor of physics at Fordham University, tells Popular Mechanics that the study underscores a famous observation by Richard Feynman: “If you think you understand quantum mechanics, you don’t understand quantum mechanics.”
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Five of the planets of our solar system will appear in a line across the early morning sky this month, astronomers say.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2022/06/17/5-planets-align-morning-sky/7660250001/
Is Debating AI Sentience a Dangerous Distraction? – Slashdot
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The idea is that some kind of enzyme engineered from the gut of an insect or bacteria could be used to digest difficult-to-recycle plastic so it could be made into new plastic products, which would reduce the need for virgin plastic. Used for things such as coffee cups and packing peanuts, polystyrene is one of the most common plastics in production. It accounts for “up to 7-10% of the total non-fibre plastic production,” according to the paper.
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50th Anniversary of The Mother of All Demos
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A Sigma male doesn’t go with the flow. Neither he tries to dominate others nor does he take orders! He is the one dancing to the beat of their own drum.
— Read on thepleasantpersonality.com/sigma-male/
Commitment to building four-storey bioreactors is gamechanger for cultivated meat industry, says expert
— Read on www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/25/worlds-largest-vats-for-growing-no-kill-meat-to-be-built-in-us
“We tend to think that the internet is a communications network we use to speak to one another — but in a sense, we’re not doing anything of the sort. Instead, we are the ones being spoken through.”
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Talented and dedicated engineers spent countless hours designing Japan’s rail system to be one of the world’s most efficient. Could have just asked a slime mold. When presented with oat flakes arranged in the pattern of Japanese cities around Tokyo, brainless, single-celled slime molds construct networks of nutrient-channeling tubes that are strikingly similar to the […]
— Read on www.wired.com/2010/01/slime-mold-grows-network-just-like-tokyo-rail-system/amp
cloud native desktop complete workspace environment accessible from a web browser
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