These swirls of light could be signs of a previous universe existing before ours

Daniel An, Krzysztof A. Meissner and Roger Penrose Most cosmologists agree we live in an expanding Universe that started as a point, called a singularity, and that we don’t know what happened before it, or what could lie in our future. However, a recent discovery might indicate that a universe existed before the big bang.  […]

West Hollywood gives green light for removal of Trump’s Walk of Fame star

The city of West Hollywood has voted unanimously in favor of removing President Donald Trump’s star at the Walk of Fame, citing Russiagate allegations as well as his take on women, immigration and transgender soldiers. Read more The five-member city council approved a proposal put forth by West Hollywood Mayor Pro Tempore John D’Amico and […]

Red Light! Green Light! Mondo Announces ‘Mission: Impossible’ Vinyl Soundtrack Release

You mission, should you choose to accept it…I wonder, did you ever choose not to? Well, when it comes to new vinyl soundtrack releases from Mondo, the answer is no, especially when it comes to Mission: Impossible. Mondo has announced a vinyl release for the original Mission: Impossible score composed by Danny Elfman for the […]

The Industrial Revolution could shed light on modern productivity

HOW much yarn per day could an 18th-century British woman spin? Such questions are catnip for economic historians, whose debates typically unfold unnoticed by anyone outside their field. But a running debate concerning the productivity of pre-industrial spinners, and related questions, is spilling beyond academia. Each probably produced between a quarter of a pound and […]

Neural network implemented with light instead of electrons

Enlarge / Each of these layers shapes the light that reaches the one behind it, performing calculations in the process. (credit: Ozcan Lab, UCLA) Neural networks have a reputation for being computationally expensive. But only the training portion of things really stresses most computer hardware, since it involves regular evaluations of performance and constant trips […]

We used a headset that transforms your brain activity into a light display — here’s how it works

The University of Nottingham created a light display that is controlled by brain activity. Using a headset we were able to control the light display with our minds. The display is shaped like a human brain to represent which parts are in use when the headset is worn.   Business Insider was given the chance […]

This Sci-Fi Tool Lets You Shine a Light on the Brain

Famed neuroscientist and Nobel laureate Santiago Ramón y Cajal believed that in the central nervous system (CNS) — the brain and spine — nerves don’t regenerate. It was a dismal proclamation but one that held for nearly 100 years. Until now. The CNS puzzle, Ramón y Cajal admitted then, belonged to future scientists. Today, optogenetics, […]

Supermassive black hole annihilates star, launches jets at speed of light (IMAGE)

Astronomers have captured a supermassive black hole rip apart a wandering star and shoot out a spectacular jet – the first time the aftermath of a black hole destruction has been observed. Scientists tracked the tidal disruption event (TDE) with radio and infrared telescopes in a pair of colliding galaxies called Arp 299 – some […]

Dutch drivers enter the futuristic ‘Gates of Light’

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