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Any day now, quantum computers will solve a problem too hard for a classical computer to take on. Or at least, that’s what we’ve been hoping. Scientists and companies are racing toward this computing milestone, dubbed quantum supremacy and seemin...

We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care.Read more...

On May 20th, World Metrology Day, the scientific community will officially change the definition of the kilogram. For 130 years, the kilo has been defined by a physical cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy, known as Le Grand K and stored in a vault out...

Leslie Van Gelder, a well-known American-born archaeologist has been working with Dr. Harald Schwefel, and other physicists at Otago University to develop a lamp that mimics the flickering torch light that paleolithic cave artists worked by many thou...

From Medium.com:Dark matter has become an object for scientists that is as fascinating as it is mysterious, and whilst many cosmologists and astrophysicists firmly accept its existence there are still groups of scientists that believe that effects at...

A nice bit of sleight of hand by NASA Science:This graphic shows the average temperatures of various destinations in our solar system. (Planets not to scale):In general, the surface temperatures decreases with increasing distance from the sun. Venus...

Radical Rodent linked to this article comparing Earth's and Venus' atmospheres in the comments to this post.The upshot is, all you need to know to work out the temperature at any altitude above any planet* is two things:a) its distance from the neare...