What if we could download our minds in a computer and lived forever as pure, digital consciousness? What if we are already
The problem, as with most astronomical phenomena, is the huge timescales in which things happen. We therefore rely on supercomputers to feed them data and get simulations which show us what happens in thousands, hundreds of thousands, millions, or billions of years.
The year was 1984 and in addition to the chalkboards and alphabet posters, our 2nd grade classroom was equipped with an odd, beige box at a table in the back behind the students.
Do you ever wonder about the meaning of life, and in particular your life? Well, of course you do, but maybe you should ease up on the angst. There are academics who say you don't have a life. You're just an app.
Successful outcomes depend on an almost fantastic synthesis of psychomotor control, excellent visual discrimination, years of training, and meticulous planning. How can surgeons reach this peak more efficiently, perhaps more quickly?
Peter Turchin, a population dynamicist at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, and his colleagues set out to understand
ScienceNOW, the daily online news service of the journal Science Midair collisions of sand particles can double the strength
"Allosaurus was uniquely equipped to drive its head down into prey, hold it there, and then pull the head straight up and
By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 03/20/2013 07:00 AM EDT on SPACE.com Past supercomputer simulations show there should be
Yesterday I was playing Sid Meier's popular computer game, Civilization V, when I realized my economy was floundering. And by "floundering," I mean I couldn't afford to buy a toothpick. Why? Because for decades, my government had been spending too much and making too little.