Atom Tickets App Introduces Concession Purchases, Fandango Debuts New Rewards Program

MoviePass has been dominating the conversation about the theatrical experience for months, but there are a couple other players in the theatrical space who are trying to make some waves of their own. The Atom Tickets app has introduced some new functionality: the ability to pre-purchase concessions online before you arrive at the theater. Meanwhile, Fandango […]

Giant atom hides its neighbors under a single-electron skirt

Enlarge (credit: Technische Universität Wien) You may be familiar with matryoshka dolls: nested sets of painted figurines that fit within painted figurines. In the case of wooden dolls, the concept is pretty straightforward: hollow out a large bit and fit smaller bits in. You might think that doing the same thing with atoms is kind […]

This week’s Bitcoin Atom fork: A quick primer

GUEST: Bitcoin Atom, an ambitious Bitcoin fork due to come into existence within the next few days, plans to solve a substantial problem in the cryptocurrency world. The project will use atomic swaps to allow users to exchange tokens at absolutely minimal costs without any intermediaries or centralized exchanges. The project also plans to integrate […]

Injustice 2 Atom REVEALED – Justice League hero to follow Raiden and Hellboy DLC

Injustice 2 is getting another character to its roster, with Atom arriving in Fighter Pack 3 after the Raiden and Hellboy DLC is released. Injustice 2 fans were treated to their first glimpse of Atom using a TV special aired in the US. The announcement video said Atom will be arriving “soon”, and have […]

Atom to Electron: Ariel Prepares a 1200 Horsepower Electric Hypercar

– Small auto companies often make fanciful claims, and we’ll understand if you attach a degree of skepticism to the announcement that a British automaker with fewer than 50 employees is planning a 1200 horsepower electric performance car that also will feature a turbine engine operating as a range extender, and that it will accelerate […]

Single atom feels the quantum heat

Enlarge / Heat at the bottom, a thermometer at the top, and just a single atom to bridge the two. (credit: University of Buffalo) Thermal transport—the way heat is carried away from a processor, for instance—is very familiar to us. Viewing it as a quantum phenomena, by contrast, is quite alien. But heat is carried […]