Archive: 11/05/2010

Best Visual Illusion Of 2010 Defies Gravity

On May 10, Japanese scientist Kokichi Sugihara claimed to have discovered a technology that every sixth grader knows to be impossible: a magnet that attracts wood. In front of a crowd of hundreds, he played a video showing ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Other
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Moralists have the last laugh

Over-fishing, tax evasion, freeriding: the Tragedy of the Commons happens again and again. A computer model now offers new insights into the way our society functions.

dateMay 11, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Time travel? Maybe

Imagine that you're a science-fiction writer on a tight schedule. You'd like to play in the vast expanses of the universe, but you have too much scientific integrity to conjure up a warp drive or a DeLorean out of thin air. ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in General Physics
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