There’s a very special atom in this photograph, and it’s visible to the naked eye.
“This is not sci-fi imagination or an extreme sport for the fearless.” So reads the opening of the above video, in which we see the Ehang 184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle in action. It’s essentially a big drone designed to carry human passengers, reportedly the first in the world.
There’s something unsettling about a particle beam illuminating a darkened room with purple fluorescence. In this video, YouTuber clagwell demonstrates his own variation on the Lenard tube, with amazing results. Perhaps it’s the music, or the tube’s strange design, or the fact that the beam in question emits X-rays. But the video, with the electron gun …
Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero claims that we now have the technology to perform successful human head transplants — literally taking the head of one person and putting it onto the body of another.
The brilliant minds of Carnegie Mellon University have conspired to develop an algorithm that accurately tracks the location of “persons-of-interest” in complex indoor environments.
Sure, the world of Minecraft can be a pretty dark place. Old, abandoned fortresses, strange urban legends, maybe even a Slender Man or two. But the best thing about Minecraft is that it’s effectively a virtual box of LEGOs. You can build whatever you want. Sprawling castles, underground railways, working computers. And, yeah, you and …
A group of physicists intend to build a time crystal, a theoretical structure of particles that moves in a perpetual pattern (like a circle) without radiating energy, in hopes of constructing a better theory of time.