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Senior Technology Editor — Scientific American

Senior editor, Scientific American. Author, Bottled Lightning. Next book: on the Event Horizon Telescope & the quest to see to the edge of a black hole (Ecco)

Climate Chatter Dominates Island of Nobels

scientificamerican.com — When a scientist wins a Nobel Prize, the King of Sweden hands that person a golden megaphone. It's not the loudest instrument of its kind, but it has a bright, luxuriant finish, and it is guaranteed to work for the lifetime of its owner.

Hot Times on the Island of Nobels

scientificamerican.com — When a scientist wins a Nobel Prize, the King of Sweden hands that person a golden megaphone. It's not the loudest instrument of its kind, but it has a bright, luxuriant finish, and it is guaranteed to work for the lifetime of its owner.

Hot Times on the Island of Nobels

scientificamerican.com — When a scientist wins a Nobel Prize, the King of Sweden hands that person a golden megaphone. It's not the loudest instrument of its kind, but it has a bright, luxuriant finish, and it is guaranteed to work for the lifetime of its owner.
Jul 13, 2015

Good read on odd weather and climate claims at Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting earlier this month scientificamerican.com/article/hot-ti… by @seth_fletcher

Jul 13, 2015

RT @robinlloyd99: Good read on odd weather and climate claims at Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting earlier this month scientificamerican.com/article/hot-ti… by @seth_fletcher

Jul 13, 2015

RT @robinlloyd99: Good read on odd weather and climate claims at Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting earlier this month scientificamerican.com/article/hot-ti… by @seth_fletcher

How Precision Medicine Will Transform Cancer Treatment [VIDEO]

Rocket Fuel: Firing the Space Launch System's Engines [Video]

scientificamerican.com — Controversy aside, work on NASA's next deep-space rocket continues unabated If it surprises you to hear that NASA has recently been firing up test engines for the biggest American deep-space rocket since the Saturn 5, a vehicle that could take flight in as little as three years from now, you are probably not alone.

Finding "Fringes": New Event Horizon Telescope Detections Start Trickling In

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The technique that the astronomers of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) use to observe black holes is called Very Long Baseline Interferometry, or VLBI, but it might as well be called Extremely Delayed Gratification Astronomy: it can take weeks or months after an observing run to find out whether the telescope array actually saw anything.

Computing after Moore’s Law

scientificamerican.com — The technologies chip makers hope can keep Moore's Law alive Fifty years ago this month Gordon Moore published a historic paper with an amusingly casual title: "Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits." The document was Moore's first articulation of a principle that, after a little revision, became elevated to a law: Every two years the number of transistors on a computer chip will double.

Building an Earth-Size Telescope, 1 Station at a Time

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Imagine a trio of aerobatic aircraft. Over the years they've gotten very good at their routine. But they want to add another five or six or seven members.

Computing after Moore’s Law [Slide Show]

Apr 21, 2015

Can these technologies keep Moore's law alive? goo.gl/oU7myh (slide show)

The Inner Lives of Robots: An Interview with Filmmaker Alex Garland

scientificamerican.com — Like self-replicating machines, robot movies are taking over Hollywood. Yet Ex Machina, which opened last Friday in New York and Los Angeles, is so smart and stylish that it stands out among the swarm.
Apr 13, 2015

The Inner Lives of Robots: Filmmaker Alex Garland talks robot consciousness, mass surveillance and the multiverse. scientificamerican.com/article/the-in…

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Sep 03, 2015

RT @emilynussbaum: Who are the real narcissists, the Millennials—or the people who labeled themselves THE GREATEST GENERATION?

Sep 03, 2015

@alexwitze @DBookFestival Have fun! I did this festival a few years ago and it was a blast.

Sep 03, 2015

RT @jodyavirgan: I've been thinking of this all day. Still the best tweet about NYC ever. twitter.com/oliverburkeman…

Sep 02, 2015

Weather apps should offer a HumidityCast -- instance glance at the only factor that matters this time of year.

Sep 02, 2015

RT @alexwitze: Last in today’s series of “The Onion or Not?” is this column linking CERN to upcoming apocalypse (no eclipse tho) thedailyreporter.com/article/201509…

Sep 01, 2015

@drvox @noamross Just finished the last episode. Rage spiral is an apt description.


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