The 2019 Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded. They celebrate the achievements that make people laugh, and then think.
Scientists have made a major breakthrough in quantum teleportation by successfully transferring the most complex data set yet. The high-dimensional teleportation could play a very important role in the future of quantum computers.
By Perfectly Plain Staff
This week we have stopped on two great pieces. The first is Nathaniel Rich’s look at how we almost stopped climate change in the 1980s. The second is Michael Krepon’s look at nuclear weapons in wake of the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
By Teodor Teofilov
Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are developing at an ever-increasing rate, and it has lead many people to worry about their future work. Especially in the manufacturing industry, workers are progressively substituted by robots that never get tired and are more precise and efficient.
By Pawan Naidu
For every resource that is running out due to human consumption, there is an alternative that can serve the same purpose. Let’s take a look at the five resources in danger of extinction and their alternatives.