Voyager 1 May Be Glitching

Something’s up with the data coming from Voyager 1. NASA says such an unexplained issue is not unexpected given the craft’s age and circumstances. Launched in 1977, Voyager entered the interstellar plasma in 2015. That made it the first man-made object to leave our solar system and no longer be significantly affected by the sun. […]

How Real Is It? – Toxicologist Rates 9 Poison Scenes in Movies and TV [Video]

From Insider: Medical toxicologist Dr. Cyrus Rangan rates nine poison scenes in movies and television, such as “The Princess Bride,” for realism. He discusses the accuracy of poison scenes in “The Princess Bride” (1987); “Snakes on a Plane” (2006), featuring Samuel L. Jackson; and “Casino Royale” (2006), with Daniel Craig. He also comments on toxicity, […]

Laser Pulses Could Speed Up Computing

Researchers say they have proof-of-concept of an approach that could dramatically speed up computer processing. As seems to be the case with 90 percent of technological advances these days, it involves graphene. The University of Rochester researchers were trying to find a faster way to use logic gates, the physical component in a processor that […]

Locked-In Man ‘Speaks’ Through Brain Activity

A man in a completely “locked in” state has successfully communicated with his carers and family through brain signals alone. The technology worked without requiring even the eye movements of similar systems for people with near-complete paralysis. The German man has a variant of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that has gradually damaged his motor neurons […]