Meanwhile in Science...
cadt: So, cosmic microwave background radiation might show bruises from other universes and NASA found something on Mars behaving suspiciously like water. These two things - besides semi-local extraterrestrial intelligence - are pretty much the ones I’ve been looking forward to us getting closer to discovering, so it’s pretty cool guy.
Do spiral galaxies form from the inside out?
incomprehensibleuniverse: By exploiting a lucky accident, astronomers have for the first time measured a key property of a spiral galaxy located more than nine billion light-years away. The observations show that oxygen and iron abound at the centre of the galaxy but not at its edge, which suggests spiral galaxies – including Andromeda and our own Milky Way – formed their giant discs of...
Photo Collection: German Futurist Predictions →
realitista: I love how few of these have come true. Weather Control Machine Personal Flying Machines Combined Ship and Railway Locomotive See more here
I’m happy to see a more even distribution of men and women, but I’m worried that there isn’t enough ethnic diversity in futurism to help us imagine models with more equality.
The Truant Muse: The S&P Downgrade: The Text →
moorehn: United States of America Long-Term Rating Lowered To ‘AA+’ Due To Political Risks, Rising Debt Burden; Outlook Negative We have lowered our long-term sovereign credit rating on the United States of America to ‘AA+’ from ‘AAA’ and affirmed the ‘A-1+’ short-term rating. We…
Google News gets a new human touch, launching... →
stoweboyd: via Nieman Journalism Lab When Google News launched in 2002, it did so with some declarations: “This page was generated entirely by computer algorithms without human editors.” And: “No humans were harmed or even used in the creation of this page.” That core approach — computerized curation, algorithmic authority, NoMo sapiens — has served Google News well in the nearly-a-decade...