The Sound of Saturn

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

The Cassini spacecraft has been detecting intense radio emissions from the planet Saturn. They come from the planet’s aurorae, where magnetic field lines thread the polar regions. These signals have been shifted into the range of human hearing and compressed in time. For more information about how NASA produced this track, go to…

EARTHLINGS 101

February 13, 2016 / 0 comments

Earthlings 101 is a beginner’s guide for alien visitors. No matter whether you are a space tourist, an alien scientist or a galactic warlord – if you want to learn more about human nature, this channel is for you. – Concept, artwork and text by me – Music by OcularNebula – Speech synthesis by Ivona

CHOMSKY ON SCIENCE AND POSTMODERNISM

February 2, 2016 / 0 comments

A brief discussion with Noam Chomsky on science, how we concern what science actualy is, and postmodernism

CHOMSKY & KRAUSS: AN ORIGINS PROJECT DIALOGUE

February 1, 2016 / 0 comments

oin intellectual giant Noam Chomsky and noted physicist and public intellectual Lawrence Krauss for an intimate evening of conversation at the Origins Project Dialogue. Science, Mind, and Politics is a candid and unscripted conversation on contemporary issues on the nature of humanity, the power of science and the mind, and global social justice.  

ME ++

January 30, 2016 / 0 comments

WILLIAM MITCHELL’S NEW WORK explores the architectural, corporeal, temporal and spatial consequences of networked and connected state of information and communications technology. As Mitchell points out in his “Prologue,” telecommunication networks and digital controls are increasingly “integrat[ed]” with vehicles and transportation systems, electrical supply systems, water, gas and petroleum pipeline systems, dams and flood control…

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WRINKLES IN SPACE TIME AND THE WARPED ASTROPHYSICS OF INTERSTELLAR

January 30, 2016 / 0 comments

This article explores the power of rendering engines and a new understanding of the strangest objects in the universe; black holes. During the making if the movie ‘Interstellar’ the Visual effects team had to invent a way of rendering black holes with a realistic portrayal of how they worked. With the help of astrophysicist Kip…

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WHEN SCIENCE SHAPES ARCHITECTURE

January 30, 2016 / 0 comments

Early modernist architects were fascinated by gigantic grain silos, sleek steam-liners, and smooth aircraft fuselages. They were inspired by objects that embodied the 20th century’s technological progress: unadorned curves and surfaces for a high-speed and functional age. While automobiles and jumbo jets have long since left the architectural limelight, and these days “sci-fi” architecture is…

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ROBOTICS AND MEDECINE

January 29, 2016 / 0 comments

Every week at an NIH drug-testing lab, a robotics system performs millions of experiments faster and with greater precision than any human could. The simple goal: to find new treatments and cures. From Trials: A WSJ Special Project

HUMANS NEED NOT APPLY

January 29, 2016 / 0 comments

a short video documentary about the future of automation within world industry and the possible ramifications of its impending evolution. Reddit comment section: https://www.reddit.com/r/CGPGrey/comments/2dfh5v/humans_need_not_apply/ Sources and bibliography: Terex Port automation: http://www.terex.com/port-solutions/e… Command | Cat MieStar System.: http://www.catminestarsystem.com/capa… Bosch Automotive Technology: http://www.bosch-automotivetechnology… Atlas Update: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SD6Ok… Kiva Systems: http://www.kivasystems.com PhantomX running Phoenix code: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAeQn… iRobot, Do You: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da-5U……

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WHAT IS THE RESOLUTION OF THE EYE?

January 29, 2016 / 0 comments

A look into several different experiments and concepts that define our understanding of the eye and its relation to what ‘resolution’ actually is. SOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY: Hanu Dixit music: https://www.youtube.com/user/HanuDixi… Vsauce video about the FRAME RATE of the eye: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buSay… music from http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com Feature Film numbers [PDF]: http://www.uis.unesco.org/culture/Doc… Carlton Bale resolution graphs: http://carltonbale.com/1080p-does-mat……

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