I lot of science sources are publishing that a huge underground reservoir has been discovered based on information publish in this
The article seems to imply that water is trapped in other forms so it is NOT technically an ocean as we know it.
This is a great animation of the known universe.
Education, and it’s trickle down effect, is the key to everything. Revolutionizing the education industry is important to so many people. The
https://www.khanacademy.org is an amazing education tool.
Humans are image processing machines. But consuming data is hard. Watch this TED talk that helps to visualize how (relative) global money is spent, human fear scares, and facebook breakups trends, to name a few.
Elon Musk of Paypal, SpaceX, Tesla and Solar City just announced free Tesla patents for everyone. Interesting move, check it out.
Children should be raised bilingual and adults should study a second language. New research confirms this is good for your brain.
Remember when scientists couldn’t explain how bees flew? This TED talk has some answers: they use l
eading edge vortices. Find out more by watching the TED talk.
Check out this amazing video of a star outburst. Watch as a giant dust ring expands and transforms. We have discovered so much about the stars and have so much more to learn. Being able to see and measure an event like this is truly amazing.
The star is called V838 Monocerotis, and more details can be found on
it’s Wikipedia page.
Scientists have been able manipulate mosquito sperm such that they produce males 95% of the time. Females mosquitos are the ones that bite and are the carriers of malaria.
In tests with wild mosquitoes, entire populations of mosquitoes were bred to death within several generations. This result was achieved in 80% of tests.
Even if this break through is not perfect it would save millions of lives. It is estimated that over half a million people die from malaria every year.
An important question is what would the down stream impacts of a world without mosquitoes be? Fish eat a lot of larvae and only about 100 of 3500 species of mosquito bite humans.
This is an
interesting Nature article about what would happen if we made mosquitoes extinct.
Electromagnetic fields are amazing. Watch.