Dice, in their standard six-sided form, seem like the simplest kind of device—almost a classic embodiment of chance. But a new study of more than 100 examples from the last 2,000 years or so unearthed in the Netherlands shows that … Read More → "The shape of ancient dice suggests shifting beliefs in fate and chance"
This strontium atom is emitting light after being excited by a laser, and it’s the winner of the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ( … Read More → "Picture of single trapped atom wins UK science photography prize"
3D printing can already turn your amazing ideas into tangible objects, but a new … Read More → "MIT’s ColorFab can 3D print jewelry that changes colors"
Printed on the circuit board of a car in deep space. via Elon Musk’s Twitter account
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Artificial intelligence is already everywhere, so it’s inevitable that it would invade the arts. … Read More → "Yamaha’s AI transformed a dancer into a pianist"
Since its discovery over a hundred years ago, the 240-page Voynich manuscript, filled with seemingly coded language and inscrutable illustrations, has … Read More → "Artificial intelligence may have cracked freaky 600-year-old manuscript"