Aliens Might Notice Us if We Shot a Giant Laser at Them, Study Says
Two emerging technologies could be combined to produce a powerful infrared signal that could be spotted from distant planets, according to research in The Astrophysical Journal.
Researchers Created an 'AI Physicist' That Can Derive the Laws of Physics in Imaginary Universes
Teaching AI how to combine smaller models to understand complex situations has been a major stumbling block for machine learning research.
Ancient Starlight Just Helped Confirm the Reality of Quantum Entanglement
“The real estate left over for the skeptics of quantum mechanics has shrunk considerably."
Finally, We Know How to Break Dry Spaghetti Noodles Perfectly In Half
A bend and a twist make dry noodles break in half, instead of shattering all over the kitchen.
The 'Telemetron' Is a Post-Earth Musical Instrument Designed for Zero Gravity
The Telemetron generates musical compositions using gyroscopic “chimes.”
MIT Device Uses Wi-Fi to ‘See’ Through Walls and Track Your Movements
Researchers have been working on this technology since the 70s, and it’s getting more precise.
We Asked MIT Researchers Why They Made a ‘Psychotic AI' That Only Sees Death
People have begun writing letters directly to the AI, pleading with it to seek a more positive outlook on life.
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Good News: This Terrifying Android Just Learned How to Run
A priceless skill for hunting humans to extinction.
Researchers Have Restored Basic Brain Function in Dead Pigs
The brains, which were from a slaughterhouse, produced a flat wave as though in a comatose state.
MIT Invented a Tool That Allows Driverless Cars to Navigate Rural Roads Without a Map
Mapping rural areas is a barrier to autonomous vehicles operating in those areas, but cars might not need maps at all.
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This Device Lets You Interface with Your Own Dreams
On today’s episode, reporter Daniel Oberhaus talks about new MIT research looking into a stage of dreaming called hypnagogia.
After 'Flawed' MIT Paper, Uber Drivers Can't Agree On How Poorly They're Paid
Uber CEO said MIT was 'mathematically incompetent' for saying drivers earn a net $3.37 an hour.