Posts tagged dnews
Do we REALLY need bras? Yes and no (more no, but there’s no harm in yes… I think I’ll hand over to Laci on this one).
What’s dark matter and Star Wars have in common? Quite a lot, actually. DNews’ Anthony investigates…
Laci Green, Anthony Carboni & Trace Dominguez will be answering your most burning questions, so here’s your chance to get to know the hosts who bring you breaking news in science and current events every day. Ask them whatever your heart desires (reasonably, folks), discuss recent topics we’ve covered, or whatever else happens to come up.
On March 21st at 3pm PST we’ll be answering questions live from the YouTube chat, or on the Google+ event page at any time leading up the the event, so get your questions in now! And be sure to subscribe to youtube.com/dnews to tune in!
Charge Your Cell Phone In 5 Seconds
Could this be THE revolution in batteries we’ve been longing for? Could graphine be useful at last? Trace tells us more about this surprisingly simple discovery…
DNews’ Anthony breaks down Google’s Glass technology and asks: Is it a step in the right direction?
… so far.
Trace joins Anthony to talk aliens. Or lack thereof in the latest directed SETI search.
They bring up an important point — why look for radio transmissions at all? Well, you’ve got to start somewhere, so to make an assumption that a hypothetical ET went through a “radio transmission” phase is as good a place as any to start.
Alternatively, we could just WAIT for aliens to detect us! That way we’re not doing all the work…
Laci has all the answers to all the questions we were asking. I mean, no sex for a year-long mission in orbit? That’s no fun. (Don’t talk to me about microgravity blood flow…)
If a robot begged for mercy, could you still “kill” it? In a modern-day interpretation of the of the famous Milgram Experiments, scientists from the University of Canterbury see how close people will go when told to “kill.”
If my computer begged for mercy, however, I don’t think I’d care too much <oops>