Google Car’s first at-fault accident.
“It’s a runaway process,” says Frans Pretorius, of Princeton University in New Jersey. “The closer they get, the faster they spin.” Near the end, they were whirling so fast that each orbit lasted just a few milliseconds. When they eventually merged, the single black hole that remained was 62 times the mass of the sun…
The Supreme Court decides in favor of flexibility and conservation in electricity supplies.
#ParsimonyGate turned into one big airing of grievances. One scientist called the group a cult and another suggested the editorial must have been either a joke, prank, or hoax.The thing is, few in the field would argue that people shouldn’t use parsimony to sort out phylogentic trees. Even Eisen uses it in his own research—alongside…
Instead of paying any attention to B.o.B., read this short essay on conspiracy theories.
I can’t figure out who this is for.
Looking ahead to the driverless future.
What could go wrong?
Some light speculation as to which companies may get there first.
A new study confirms what you probably already assumed: going for a walk relieves stress.
Something about things going wrong, again and again.
Speculation as to the possible existence of a secret coterie of advanced beings who filter knowledge down to NASA scientists.
Go ahead, have a hot dog while you watch the World Series.