|Filed Under:||Academics / General Science|
|Posts on Regator:||4241|
|Posts / Week:||11.4|
|Archived Since:||April 5, 2008|
Tensor networks could connect space-time froth to quantum information. The post Spooky Quantum Action Might Hold the Universe Together appeared first on WIRED.
Weather doesn't have to just be the default topic for a conversation going nowhere. The post The Best Places on the Web to Geek Out Over Weather Science appeared first on WIRED.
More than 4,000 mappers came to aid the effort to map the area around Kathmandu that got hit hardest. The post The Open Source Maps That Make Rescues in Nepal Possible appeared first on WIRED.
A certain momma spider dissolves her own guts and vomits them up for her kids until she dies. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: The Spider Mother That Barfs Up Her Guts to Feed Her Kids appeared first on WIRED.
Why is your cat purring? He might be happy to see you, or hungry, or hurt...or he might just be trying to regenerate his bones. The post Why Do Cats Purr? It’s Not Just Because They’re Happy appeared first on WIRED.
The worst bird flu outbreak in US history is decimating flocks in the Midwest. But vaccination poses a lot of problems. The post Vaccines Might Not Stop the Midwest Bird Apocalypse appeared first on WIRED.
California needs to preserve its groundwater, and it's turning to satellite monitoring to keep tabs on how it's doing. The post How Satellites Can Monitor California’s Underground Water appeared first on WIRED.
In a physics class for elementary education majors, I often hear "I'm just not a math person". Here's why that's not true. The post “I’m Just Not a Math Person” appeared first on WIRED.
Fisheries want to preserve the country's aquatic resources, but they can't do that without good science to guide their actions. The post America Needs More Government Surveillance—On Fish appeared first on WIRED.
SpaceX completed the first crucial test of its pad abort system for a crewed version of its Dragon space capsule. The post Watch SpaceX’s First Test of Its Astronaut Bailout System appeared first on WIRED.
The EM Drive being tested by the Eagleworks team at NASA was full of crap last year, and it's still full of crap this year. The post That NASA Warp Drive? Yeah, It’s Still Poppycock appeared first on WIRED.
Tequila-makers have to answer a tough question: How do I turn starch from my ingredient (agave) into sugar that yeast will eat? The post Did College Ruin Tequila for You? Give It Another Shot appeared first on WIRED.
Doctors Without Borders is setting up a 54-bed inflatable hospital in Nepal. The post Inside the Inflatable Hospital That’s Saving Lives in Nepal appeared first on WIRED.
Out today is Mark Essig’s new book exploring humanity’s long relationship with swine, Lesser Beasts. The post Pigs May Eat Crap, But We Shouldn’t Treat Them Like It appeared first on WIRED.
Help plants get their groove on without bees, using small household appliances. The post Bees Are Great at Pollinating Flowers—But So Are Vibrators appeared first on WIRED.
That bird feeder in your yard might be harming native birds more than it's helping them. The post Give It a Break With the Bird Feeders appeared first on WIRED.
This is the promise of embryonic gene editing: that our species can genetically vaccinate itself against disease, from Alzheimer’s to cystic fibrosis. The post Read This Before You Freak Out Over Gene-Edited Superbabies appeared first on WIRED.
In the latest Star Wars VII trailer, we see a stormtrooper flung into the air from an explosion. What is the vertical acceleration of this trooper? The post Video Analysis of an Exploding Stormtrooper appeared first on WIRED.
Feral cats threaten wildlife, but humans don't want to carry the ethical baggage of killing them. The post The Dingoes Ate My Kitten appeared first on WIRED.
GPS and satellite data of this week's 7.8 earthquake in Nepal show just how much Earth got moved. The post What Satellite Data Tells Us About Nepal’s Brutal Quake appeared first on WIRED.