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First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Original 11' Star Trek Enterprise Model Being Restored Again

NormalVisual (565491) writes The original 11-foot U.S.S. Enterprise studio model from the original series has gone back into the shop again. The Smithsonian owns the model and has had it on display in a gift shop at the National Air and Space Museum for ... [Published Slashdot - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Doctor Who, Listen, review: Possibly Steven Moffat's most terrifying episode to date

Scare master Steven Moffat was on true form this week with a psychologically terrifying episode. With nods to Poltergeist, Alien and even Event Horizon, it probably left a good chunk of viewers quavering. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

The entropy of black holes

Yesterday I talked about black hole thermodynamics, specifically how you can write the laws of thermodynamics as laws about black holes. Central to the idea of thermodynamics is the property of entropy, which can be related to the amount of physical information ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Can you guess these 90s films from their posters? | Film

1. Which 90s film used this theatrical film poster? Single White Female The Silence of the Lambs Scream The Relic 2. Earth is invaded by extraterrestrials in which 1996 film? Spaced Invaders My Favourite Martian Mars Attacks! Space Jam 3. Which disaster ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Black hole thermodynamics

Simulation of a black hole merger. Credit: NASA/ChandraIn the 1800s scientists studying things like heat and the behavior of low density gases developed a theory known as thermodynamics. As the name suggests, this theory describes the dynamic behavior ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

What would it be like to fall into a black hole?

This artist’s impression shows the surroundings of the supermassive black hole at the heart of the active galaxy NGC 3783 in the southern constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). Credit: ESO/M. KornmesserLet's say you decided to ignore some of my previous ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Truth as Change

By VITHAL C NADKARNIA few months ago, Stephen Hawking, the iconic wheelchair-bound physicist, created ripples by saying that his most famous discovery of black holes, which are entities so superdense that even light cannot escape from their periphery, ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Have We Reached A Financial Singularity?

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog ,Encouraging and supporting asset bubbles is essentially the only force remaining to keep the system intact as we know it.The Singularity  is based on the idea that machine intelligence will soon exceed ... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

TOR developer Appelbaum explains why you are not exempt from NSA surveillance

On May 27, TOR developer and privacy expert Jacob Applebaum prsented at the ninth annual ITWeb security summit, held in Sandton, South Africa. The first 15 minutes of his one hour presentation is attached and the rest will be posted as small sound files, ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Comments of the Week #25: Black Holes, Dark Matter and Next-Gen Physics [Starts With A Bang]

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” -G.K. Chesterton It’s been a very busy week here at Starts With A Bang! You may have noticed that our blog’s main page has a new layout , some of you who follow ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Laffer Event Horizon?

Reading Jon Chait this morning: With predictable fury, supply-siders have denounced this heresy [that Reagan-era supply-side policies might not be optimal today, even granting that they were in 1980]. You can get a flavor of the intra-party debate ... [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

5 Mind-Blowing Ideas to Get Kids Excited About Science

Thank you to Jeffrey Bennett, Ph.D, for contributing this article.From dinosaurs to the stars, most young children are naturally excited about science. Unfortunately, that enthusiasm sometimes fades as kids grow older, especially if science has been taught ... [Published Mothering - Aug 19 2014]

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Holography entangles quantum physics with gravity [Published Science News Online - Sep 08 2014]
What would it be like to fall into a black hole? [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 08 2014]
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Astrophysicist: Pair of black holes set to crea... [Published Helsinki Times - Sep 07 2014]
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Have We Reached A Financial Singularity? [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 04 2014]
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog , Encouraging and supporting asset bubbles is essentially the only force remaining to keep the system intact as we know it. The Singularity  is based on the idea that machine intelligence will ...
Comments of the Week #25: Black Holes, Dark Mat... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 24 2014]
“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” -G.K. Chesterton It’s been a very busy week here at Starts With A Bang! You may have noticed that our blog’s main page has a new layout , some of you who follow ...
The Laffer Event Horizon? [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 21 2014]
Reading Jon Chait this morning: With predictable fury, supply-siders have denounced this heresy [that Reagan-era supply-side policies might not be optimal today, even granting that they were in 1980]. You can get a flavor of the intra-party debate ...
Rare Midsize Black Hole [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 21 2014]
NASA: Astronomers from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center have uncovered rhythmic pulsations from a rare breed of black hole in archival data from NASA’s Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) satellite. ...
Strange case of M82 X-1: A rare midsize black hole [Published EarthSky - Aug 19 2014]
Astronomers have used archival data from from an X-ray satellite to identify what they now believe is an unusual midsize black hole. We know of stellar black holes formed by dying stars; they are relatively small, measuring up to around 25 times ...
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