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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Your Simple (Yes, Simple) Guide to Quantum Entanglement

Quantum entanglement is thought to be one of the trickiest concepts in science, but the core issues are simple. The post Your Simple (Yes, Simple) Guide to Quantum Entanglement appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: These Galaxy Clusters Are, Like, Crazy Mysterious

Space photos of the week, April 24–30, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: These Galaxy Clusters Are, Like, Crazy Mysterious appeared first on WIRED.

Take a Digital Magnifying Glass to an Epic New Map of Pluto

This new global map is blurry in spots, but that's because it includes every single image that New Horizons took between July 7 and 14. The post Take a Digital Magnifying Glass to an Epic New Map of Pluto appeared first on WIRED.

Don’t Put a Crane Outside a Physicist’s Window if You Don’t Want Some Math

With construction next door, I keep seeing physics examples. Here I calculate the torque and forces on a large crane. The post Don't Put a Crane Outside a Physicist's Window if You Don't Want Some Math appeared first on WIRED.

Venezuela’s Energy Crisis Is Proof Renewables Aren’t Enough for the US

Scaling up America's reliance on renewable energy poses problems. What do you do when the sun isn't shining, the wind isn't blowing, or the water dries up? The post Venezuela's Energy Crisis Is Proof Renewables Aren't Enough for the US appeared first on WIRED.

No, Harvard’s Mumps Outbreak Doesn’t Mean Vaccines Are Bunk

Beside of widespread immunization, mumps isn’t common but once it gets into a population, it’s quite contagious. The post No, Harvard's Mumps Outbreak Doesn't Mean Vaccines Are Bunk appeared first on WIRED.

Annotated Volcano: A Spectacular View of Tenerife From the ISS

A spectacular view of Tenerife in the Canary Island shows off its volcanic history. The post Annotated Volcano: A Spectacular View of Tenerife From the ISS appeared first on WIRED.

A Single $249 Test Analyzes 30 Cancer Genes. But Do You Need It?

Our ability to sequence DNA has far outpaced our ability to understand how those genes cause cancer. The post A Single $249 Test Analyzes 30 Cancer Genes. But Do You Need It? appeared first on WIRED.

The Mad Dash to Get Injured Superathletes Like Steph Curry Back on the Court

When injuries sideline superstars like Steph Curry or Chris Paul, doctors take every measure to speed up recovery. The post The Mad Dash to Get Injured Superathletes Like Steph Curry Back on the Court appeared first on WIRED.

SpaceX’s Plan to Reach Mars by 2018 Is … Actually Not That Crazy

SpaceX is already pretty close to having a lot of the tech they need for an uncrewed mission to Mars. The hardest part will be landing a craft on the big, red rock. The post SpaceX's Plan to Reach Mars by 2018 Is... Actually Not That Crazy appeared first on WIRED.

Get Ready for A Beautiful Planet, a Jaw-Dropping IMAX Movie From Space

The new IMAX documentary A Beautiful Planet relies on shooting with digital cameras. The post Get Ready for A Beautiful Planet, a Jaw-Dropping IMAX Movie From Space appeared first on WIRED.

Erupting Russian Volcanoes Could Make a Mess of Your Flight

It is as volcanically busy as ever in the remote Kamchatka Peninsula, and even relatively small eruptions in the region could impact aircraft. The post Erupting Russian Volcanoes Could Make a Mess of Your Flight appeared first on WI...

Theranos’ Lab Problems Go Way Deeper Than Its Secret Tech

Newly unredacted documents show that Theranos' California lab was deficient in a wide range of lab practices. The post Theranos' Lab Problems Go Way Deeper Than Its Secret Tech appeared first on WIRED.

Pluto’s Dwarf Planet Friend Makemake Has a Cute Little Moon

The Hubble telescope snapped a picture of the undiscovered satellite, which could really shake up what we know about icy dwarf planets. The post Pluto's Dwarf Planet Friend Makemake Has a Cute Little Moon appeared first on WIRED.

If Your Science Professors Aren’t Confusing, They’re Doing It Wrong

Students say they prefer science classes with "clear cut" answers. Sadly, real learning is never so straightforward. The post If Your Science Professors Aren't Confusing, They're Doing It Wrong appeared first on WIRED.

Yellow Fever’s Comeback Was Utterly Avoidable, But We Blew It

A yellow fever outbreak in Angola shines a harsh light on the shortage of vaccines. The post Yellow Fever's Comeback Was Utterly Avoidable, But We Blew It appeared first on WIRED.

Nobody Knows How High You Are Right Now—It’s Really Hard to Measure

Unlike alcohol, which has standardized doses, it is currently impossible to reliably predict how high a dose of weed will get you. The post Nobody Knows How High You Are Right Now—It's Really Hard to Measure appeared first on WIRED.

Venezuela’s Economic Success Fueled Its Electricity Crisis

In trying to lift the country out of poverty, the country failed to generate enough electricity and energy to meet sustained demand. The post Venezuela’s Economic Success Fueled Its Electricity Crisis appeared first on WIRED.

Inside the Hidden Global Supply Chain for Frozen Sperm, Eggs, and Embryos

It takes a specialized cold chain to transport finicky eggs, sperm, and embryos across the world for surrogacy via in vitro fertilization. The post Inside the Hidden Global Supply Chain for Frozen Sperm, Eggs, and Embryos appeared first on WIRED.

Absurd Creatures: Why the Strawberry Squid Has One Tiny Eye and One Giant Eye

You'd look weird as hell if you were perfectly symmetrical. But the strawberry squid is really lopsided, with one tiny eye and one giant eye. The post Absurd Creatures: Why the Strawberry Squid Has One Tiny Eye and One Giant Eye appeared first on WIRED.

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