Want to Look Cool? Smile!
The Oxford Dictionary defines the slang word “cool” as fashionably attractive or impressive. Being called cool is considered a compliment since so many people are hoping to give such an impression. One area where people try their hardest to “look cool” is in their photographs. According to University of Arizona Professor Caleb Warren, for many […]
Professor Stephen Hawking: 1942 – 2018
Stephen Hawking, the brilliant, respected and world-famous theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, died at his home in Cambridge, England on March 14, 2018, at age 76. Throughout his 50+ year career, Professor Hawking helped us better understand the origins and workings of our universe. According to a biography published on his website, www.hawking.org.uk, Stephen William Hawking was […]
Cornell’s ‘Robo Brain’ Helps Robots Learn
Researchers at Cornell University are developing “Robo Brain”, a knowledgebase/database that could be an invaluable resource for those who build and program robots. To get them to operate and carry out their assigned tasks – which could range from simple household chores to bomb detection or even performing surgery – robots are programmed with specific […]
Alan Alda’s Challenge to Scientists
Alan Alda, the internationally famous TV/movie actor, director and writer, is looking for answers to a question we’ve all pondered at some point in our lives – what is time? So he recently issued a challenge to the world’s scientists to come up with a good explanation. While the question alone might stump even the […]