Margaret Hamilton (scientist) - Wikipedia She was crustal to the in fight and navigation of the Apollo 11 mission.
A literal selfie stick. Photograph of Helmer Larsson and his wife, Naemi Larsson in Sweden,
The exact moment 5 year old Harold Whittles hears for the first time with the use of a hearing aid. Photograph by Jack Bradley, published
What's the deal with shipping containers?
What's the deal with the ethics of self-driving cars?
Did you know you can store data on DNA, just like a regular hard drive? Makes those old floppy disks look so quaint. Check out the latest post for a look at how this works, link in bio.
“Several men carrying a IBM Hard Drive, 1959
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China recently launched the world's first quantum communications satellite, the Quantum Science Satellite (QUESS). The aim is to test sending secure messages over large distances using quantum entanglement. Unlike regular satellite signals which can be easily intercepted, signals sent using quantum entanglement cannot be hacked, potentially heralding an era of unhackable global communication. This diagram by @newscientistofficial nicely demonstrates how it works. #quantum #science…
Correlation vs causation. For more see tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations #nicolascage #graph #data
The doom and gloom of the news media may get you thinking that the world is steadily getting worse. And while there's no denying there are still many issues we face, these graphs show you that there's never been a better time to be alive, with substantial declines worldwide in absolute poverty, child labour, infant mortality rates, homicide and violent crime rates and a dramatic increase in years of education and global literacy rates. #data #graphs #innovation #technology #education #future
Clever Spoon Helps Parkinson's Patients Eat Despite Their Shaky Hands.