How would it look like of all 7.2 billion of us humans were put in the Grand Canyon?
And more “how many things are there” in this video:
Interesting: http://www.science20.com/quantum_gravity/blog/a_better_than_5050_chance_kepler186f_has_technological_life-134555 – A better than 50/50 chance Kepler-186f has technological life http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kepler-186f : Kepler-186f is an exoplanet orbiting the red dwarf Kepler-186, about 500 light-years from the Earth. It is the first planet with a radius similar … Continue reading →
For thousands of years people have wondered: “are the planets out there just like earth?”. The SETI institute and NASA’s Ames Research Center have found for the first time, an … Continue reading →
Ik vond een fantastische video van Keith Devlin (Stanford) waarin zeer helder wordt uitgelegd waarom de volks mythe dat de gulden snede correspondeert met “mooi” volledig wordt neergesabeld. (via http://kloptdatwel.nl/) … Continue reading →
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21228354.500-revealed–the-capitalist-network-that-runs-the-world.html Really interesting data analysis: the 1318 corporations that basically form the core of “the” economy. Of those, a set of 147 companies form the “core” (in an attempt to … Continue reading →
I believe that there is a good chance that the afterlife is equal to living under the worst dictatorship possible until eternity. I will start with the remarkable conclusion and … Continue reading →
Awesome app from IBM for the IPad with a visual encyclopedia walking through the ages of discovery and wonders of the one true language.
HTwins.net – The Scale of the Universe.
– scroll from the smallest to the largest items we know of
http://idealab.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/10/ibm-projects-it-will-have-worlds-most-powerful-supercomputer-in-two-years-artificial-human-brain-in.php Continue reading →