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The Universe in a Cup of Coffee

The Universe in a Cup of Coffee http://ift.tt/2k2Zof6 When you pour a cup of hot coffee, there’s a surprising amount of chemistry and physics brewing in your mug. That rich coffee aroma rises from the steam because roasting coffee beans converts bitter chlorogenic acid into a diverse set of compounds. Some smells you’d expect-fruity, spicy, [...]

By | 2017-01-25T13:31:40+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

D-Wave: Scientists Line Up for World’s Most Controversial Quantum Computer

D-Wave: Scientists Line Up for World's Most Controversial Quantum Computer http://ift.tt/2kigvH5 The company that makes the world’s only commercially available quantum computers has released its biggest machine yet—and researchers are paying close attention. Named 2000Q after the number of quantum bits, or qubits, within its processor, the machine, made by D-Wave of Burnaby, Canada, has almost [...]

By | 2017-01-25T12:21:50+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Five Teams Race to the Moon by Year’s End

Five Teams Race to the Moon by Year's End http://ift.tt/2jbJavK And then there were five. Five privately funded teams have secured verified launch contracts to blast their robotic spacecraft toward the moon, keeping them eligible for the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize (GLXP), contest organizers announced today (Jan. 24). The remaining teams are Florida-based [...]

By | 2017-01-24T22:55:09+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Trump Administration Restricts News from Federal Scientists at USDA, EPA

Trump Administration Restricts News from Federal Scientists at USDA, EPA http://ift.tt/2kfEQNB Pres. Donald Trump’s administration moved quickly this week to shore up its control over communications with the public and the press, as officials at the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture e-mailed staff to inform them that they may no longer [...]

By | 2017-01-24T21:25:12+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

How Community Mental Health Care Can Make a Major Difference

How Community Mental Health Care Can Make a Major Difference http://ift.tt/2jbb2jF In the 20th century, the deinstitutionalization of mental health care took patients out of long-term psychiatric facilities with the aim that they might return to the community and lead more fulfilling lives. But in our rush to shut down America’s asylums, we failed to set up [...]

By | 2017-01-24T20:05:07+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Ants Use Celestial Cues to Travel in Reverse

Ants Use Celestial Cues to Travel in Reverse http://ift.tt/2jmOsrJ Next time you need directions, maybe ask an ant. Because these clever little critters are such masters of navigation that some can find their way home… whether they’re walking forward, backward, or sideways. That’s according to a study in the journal Current Biology. [Sebastian Schwarz et [...]

By | 2017-01-24T17:05:39+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments

Tillerson is One Step Closer to Becoming Secretary of State

Tillerson is One Step Closer to Becoming Secretary of State http://ift.tt/2jNB2Ue A key Senate committee voted along party lines yesterday to endorse former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of State, paving the way for easy approval by the full Senate. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 11-10 to back President Trump's [...]

By | 2017-01-24T15:50:31+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Extraterrestrial Real Estate|0 Comments