Tag Archives: Astrophysics

Artificial Intelligence versus Clever Hans, the horse that could count

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Artificial Intelligence versus Clever Hans, the horse that could count Celebrating Voyager’s 40 Years in Space What Eclipses Have Done for Science Spectroscopy – Splitting the Starlight Three things Rosetta taught us about Comet 67P Artificial Intelligence versus Clever Hans, the horse that could […]

Can Computers Think?

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Artificial Intelligence Expert Panel Debunks AI Hype How brain processes language First Science from Juno at Jupiter History of Ideas: Ancient Greece Artificial Intelligence by Professor Martyn Thomas CBE @ Gresham College Alan Turing famously proposed a test of artificial intelligence. What has been […]

Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle

Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle Real or Fake? AI Is Making It Very Hard to Know The Loneliest Place in the Universe The Loneliest Place in the Universe Scientific American The universe is a dark, cold place. But it has a strange region that’s even colder than usual Seen from Earth, it’s an area where the ambient […]

Big Ideas for future NSF investments

These are the latest articles and videos I found most interesting. Predicting the range of droplet sizes for sticky fluids Additive Manufacturing with Metals What’s harder to understand, a human brain or the universe? Big Ideas for future NSF investments Marie Tharp: Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor Predicting the range of droplet sizes […]

Information that deserves attention, 15

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. The Role of Synapses in Memory – On Our Mind Fermi Catches a ‘Transformer’ Pulsar ATV-5: Georges Lemaître, Monseigneur Big Bang Charting culture Mass and Weight are (sort of) the SAME Cosmic Journeys : The Search for Earth-like Planets The Role […]

Information that deserves attention, 14

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. Cosmic Inflation Explained The Pattern in Nature’s Networks Plasma physics: The fusion upstarts Noam Chomsky – Extraterrestrial Perspective on Human Civilization and Possibility for Survival Space Voyages: The Moon and Beyond Incredible: A Caracal Slaps Down a Bird in Flight Mongoose […]

Information that deserves attention, 13

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. NERSC Nobel Lecture Series: Mapping the Universe Home Incredible footage of hermit crab changing shells with anemones! Walter Lewin – a truly inspirational teacher The scale of the universe Mapping the Universe YouTube George SmootLawrence Berkeley National Lab2006 Nobel Prize in […]

Information that deserves attention, 12

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. A Modern Aladdin’s Lamp, about vacuum tubes, 1940 How Far Can Legolas See? Targeting tumours: Challenges of antibody-drug conjugates OCO-2 to Shed Light on Global Carbon Cycle The loves and lies of fireflies STEREO Solar Conjunction How Much Information? David Doubilet […]

Mapping the Brain

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. Mapping the Brain Brief History and Future Development of Earth System Models: Resolution and Complexity How to Create a Mind Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking Inflation: A New Universe is Born Mapping the Brain http://youtu.be/7_drJyNMXbw Apr 8, 2014 Trailblazers […]

Heisenberg’s Microscope

These are the articles and videos from the previous week I found most interesting. Heisenberg’s Microscope The Energy Internet Explained, with Jeremy Rifkin Seeing the past with X-ray vision The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind Echoes from the Big Bang Heisenberg’s Microscope There are ideas that […]