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The particle zoo of 400 or so subatomic particles

Via Wikipedia: In particle physics, the term particle zoo[1][2] is used colloquially to describe a relatively extensive list of the then known “elementary particles” that almost look like hundreds of species in the zoo. In the history of particle physics, the situation was particularly confusing in the late 1960s. Before the discovery of quarks, hundreds […]

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The future of information storage: DNA

Dr Robert Grass, Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich, and DR Reinhard Heckel, Postdoctoral Researcher, are working on a way to store information in DNA. DNA is very resilient and it can also withstand space travel as an experiment with plasmids in 2011 has shown us: a series of plasmids have been put on the outside […]

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Yay. NASA is restarting supply to ISS. About time, guys! Video live NOW!

You can check now the status of the cargo which flies now to the ISS on NASA Ustream channel. The private company United Launch Alliance uses an Atlas V rocket to carry an Orbital ATK Cygnus commercial resupply spacecraft in order to get much needed cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) “following a pair […]

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Batman versus Superman is not what you think it is

Via Business Insider. I was a bit angry of the fact that they mixed the world and got Batman to fight Superman. Realistically speaking, Batman would have no chance, but let’s leave this tot he details. In fact, the upcoming Batman vs Superman movie is about them two fighting together with Wonder Woman to fend […]

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Awesome: see GTA V’s Pinnacle mod in action

Via Extreme Tech. The Pinnacle mod for the GTA V video game brings big changes int he way the NPCs behave, cool new 4K textures and also changes the behavior of the rain. But the cars, look at those beautiful cars. Realism has rarely got so close in a video game. You can see some […]

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Factory overcloked video cards: not really worth it

The guys as LinusTechTips have tested a row of video cards and compared the factory overcloked ones with the base referenced. Although there were some improvements, it didn’t really matter incredibly much. If you can spare the money, then try to buy the next tier video card, but don’t just jump on to the flag […]

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Water was here all along

Really, water didn’t come from asteroids or meteorites. The water was here at the formation of the solar system. After the Earth cooled down the water could clump together into oceans and then allow life to form. In fact, we have three oceans worth of water lying right now at 700 miles below Earths crusts […]

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Anti-theft tags decomposed: how to they work?

Applied Science is a great YouTube channel where you learn about the practical concepts derived from science theories. He uses a ton of devices to explain the science behind things from around us. In the video from above you can see the explanation of how anti-theft tags work. Their workings are based on a phenomenon […]

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What and how: fruits/vegetables and diverting an asteroid

What is the difference between a fruit and a vegetable? You call it a fruit when the part that you eat stemmed from the flower of the plant, then grew around some seeds. This way cucumber, peas, apples, pears and tomatoes are fruits. But what about vegetables? If you eat the root, the leaves or […]

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Assasins Kittehs: they kill with cuteness

The guys at Mr. TV Cow have created a cute video of kittens dresses as Assassin’s Creed main hero. You will never know what cuteness hit you when it comes. Awesome way to start the week, eh?

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