Technology, science, scitech

DARPA planning to implement laser weapons to jets


DARPA is planning on implementing laser weapons that are liquid cooled on jets. These highly precise weapons called High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System (HELLADS) could be the future of air supremacy, targeted strikes, and defense against missiles and rockets.

Italian Scientists convicted of 6 years for failing to predict earthquakes

Italy Earthquake 2009

In the court case in the field of risk assessment, the courts convicted six scientists and one government official for their alleged role in the deaths of 309 people in the quake of April 2009 in the town of L’Aquila in Italy.

The Higgs Boson particle finally discovered at CERN! (Not "God particle")

Higgs Boson particle

The Higgs Boson was discovered at CERN on July 4th 2012. It is part of the Standard Model of particle physics to explain why atoms have mass and how they exist in our universe.

SOPA Protest Day was the largest internet protest ever


On January 18th, 115,000 websites participated in a widespread blacking out their website (including our own website) to protest the censorship that was allowed into the House bill SOPA--as well as the Senate bill PIPA.

Since then, Congress received 400,000-500,000 phone calls about it. Some congressmen had their websites go down due to the amount of traffic.

The Internet goes on strike to boycott SOPA / PIPA in the US Congress

Google strike against SOPA PIPA,,,, Mozilla, Wordpress, Wired have all joined in the strike against this draconian censorship bill SOPA and PIPA.

Corporations that support Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) face boycotts for censoring internet

Censorship Stop online piracy act

Corporations are facing heavy boycotts after social media sites went into an uproar over the list of companies that put their support in for the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Here's the full list of corporations that support SOPA.

University of Tel-Aviv shows Quantum Superconductors Levitating

Flux Pinning Superconductors

An impressive demonstration by the University of Tel-Aviv as the ASTC (Association of Science-Technology Centers) records the demonstration of liquid nitrogen cooled superconductors levitating an object in suspended animation over tracks, allowing a frictionless path for the object to travel.

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