New Time-Lapse of Solar Flares and Eruptions Released by Nasa

February 11th, 2016 marked the 6th-anniversary of NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory or SDO, which has captured incredible photos of the Earth-facing side of the Sun for the last 6 years, 24h a day, 7 days a week. The SDO captures images of the Sun at almost one frame per second, providing unprecedented images of how massive the solar flares and...

How to Gold Plate Metal with 24k Gold

 Although all that glitters may not be gold, it remains one of the most beautiful elements in its pure form. Gold was one of the first metals known to man. Gold cups and jewelry have been discovered in Iraq that predate 3500B .C. In the early 1900’s, gold was a valued commodity as it was accepted by many countries as...

Extraordinary Nanowire Battery Can Be Charged Over 200,000 Times

The absence of ultra reliable, compact batteries in our modern world is a problem, a big problem. Even though some advances have been made with lithium ion batteries, they don’t last a terribly long time. If we are to enter the next era of sustainable energy, we are going to need better batteries.Nanotechnology may hold some of the...

Your New Password Could be the Echo Your Skull Makes

Coming up with your own unique password that fits the rules of every website can be pretty frustrating, but it may be a thing of the past. A new device claims that through the use of integrated speakers, it can receive a specific skull conduction echo that will be unique to the user. This of course means that...

Three Gorges Dam: Masterpiece Or Impending Disaster?

The massive and controversial Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China is the largest hydroelectric power plant on earth. It took 40,000 workers to construct it over a 12 year period of time at a projected cost of anywhere between 28 and 88 billion US dollars. The actual cost is unknown. It is the most massive concrete...

CERN Released 300 TB of Raw Data for Anyone to See

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world has just released a staggering 300 terabytes of data onto the internet regarding their Large Hadron Collider. According to a press release, the data “include over 100 TB, or 2.5 inverse femtobarns (fb−1), of data from proton collisions at 7 TeV, making...

NASA Discovers Lone Planet with No Host Star

As scientists and astronomers have set out to group regions of space and celestial bodies, they often find certain stars, planets, and other objects that belong in no set grouping. To explain further, in recent years, astronomers have found that lone planets in our galaxy with no orbital path may in fact outnumber the amount of stars in...

Cube Satellites Could Be the Future of Space Exploration

Tiny satellites are becoming more of a useful technology in the age of modern space exploration. As trips into space are typically gauged by price per pound or kilogram, fitting the most technology into the smallest package can be exceptionally beneficial. These tiny satellites are called CubeSats, and NASA is developing many different versions, 2 of which will even...

Electronic Skin Close To Reality With Self-Healing Sensors

Remember all those science fiction movies that showed cyborgs capable of self-repairing their skin? Remember how impossible that seemed? Well, it now appears that self-healing electronic skin is closer to reality than ever.The ability of a human body to heal itself is undeniably amazing. Synthetic materials are lacking in this capacity, until now. Flexible sensors have shown up...

Summit HD Video Camera Goggles

If you want to experience again something you’ve already experienced, this is your gadget – a snow goggle with HD camera. It is compatible with a memory card up to 32GB large, which allows you to make 8 hours long HD record. When you buy the product it will include much smaller 4GB Micro SDHC card, so if...