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Friday, 24 May 2019

Move over meteorology, 5G is the hot new use for microwaves

quote [ NOAA told Congress that 5G interference could set the accuracy of weather forecasts back 40 years.

Important water vapor data is transmitted at 23.8 GHz, where they're potentially vulnerable to interference from 5G transmissions in the adjacent 24 GHz band.

With this, the European model wouldn't have predicted 2012's Superstorm Sandy hitting the NE coast several days in advance. Instead, the model would've steered the storm out to sea. Lead time to prepare for the storm would've been cut short.

A Navy memo stated the data interference would lead to "a probable degradation of weather and ocean models" resulting in "increased risk of ... degraded battlespace awareness for tactical/operational advantage." ]

Who needs to see the big picture when you can stare at a phone?

[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by Ankylosaur@4:22amGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

The Story of Spikey—Stephen Wolfram Blog

quote [ Spikey, the symbol of the Wolfram companies, is actually a rhombic hexecontahedron. Stephen Wolfram shares the origins and development of the Wolfram Spikey, its physical properties, the history of the shape?s discovery, and occurrences in nature. ]

This is a little too much math for me, but jumps through so many layers it's worth reading even if you just look at the pictures.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Good]
[by Paracetamol@7:28pmGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Move over Le Grand K, the Planck Constant is the hot new basis of mass and other derived measurements!

quote [ Updates to scientists? system of measurement went into force May 20, redefining the kilogram and several other units in the metric system. The revamp does away with some outdated standards ? most notably, a metal cylinder kept in a vault near Paris that has defined the kilogram for 130 years. ]

Happy belated World Metrology Day!

[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by Ankylosaur@6:14amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Results from Phase 2 clinical trials indicate MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD is safe and effective

quote [ MDMA, more commonly known as ecstasy, can safely enhance the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder when it is used in a clinical setting ]

This is so cool, LEGALIZE IT!
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Informative]
[by ooo[......7@10:44pmGMT] [11 comments]

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Scientists Created Bacteria With a Synthetic Genome. Is This Artificial Life?

quote [ In a milestone for synthetic biology, colonies of E. coli thrive with DNA constructed from scratch by humans, not nature. ]

Excited for my Xenogenic Overloads to take over
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Interesting]
[by conception@6:11pmGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

How Algorithms Know What You?ll Type Next

quote [ the more similar two Twitter accounts are, the more likely they are to correctly predict each other's tweets. Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga are each other's best predictors. Barack Obama and Kim Kardashian, on the other hand, are each other's worst predictors. ]

Expected this to be a creepy study but it?s interesting data-wrangling.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@6:48pmGMT] [10 comments]

Brain scans reveal a "Pokmon region" in adults who played as kids

quote [ Gotta recognize ?em all. ]

[SFW] [science & technology] [+4 Informative]
[by arrowhen@3:38amGMT] [7 comments]

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

"Solar" Energy at Night

quote [ We experimentally demonstrate electric power generation from the coldness of the universe directly, using the negative illumination effect when an infrared semiconductor diode faces the sky. The results here point to a pathway towards night-time power generation. ]

Power generation from the darkness of the night sky. Only 4 watts per square meter, but interesting.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+5 Interesting]
[by buckaroo50@7:36pmGMT] [6 comments]

Friday, 3 May 2019

UBC Neuroanatomy

quote [ Brain stuff. you know. about brains. ]

[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by lilmookieesquire@7:31amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 2 May 2019

Searching for lost WWII-era uranium cubes from Germany

quote [ Inside he found a heavy metal cube and a crumpled message, a provocative note wrapped around a stone that came crashing through the window of history. It read, "Taken from Germany, from the nuclear reactor Hitler tried to build. Gift of Ninninger." ]

There was a big rejection of "Jewish Science" in Germany,in the 20s. There's a reason why Einstein got his Nobel a year late. It was no accident that so many of the brilliant people who worked on The Manhattan Project were Jews, who had fled Nazi persecution. Makes me wonder how many equally brilliant men and women died in the camps after failing to escape.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Interesting]
[by knumbknutz@8:49pmGMT] [0 comments]

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