Eugenics works! So why not use it? A hard problem begging for a simple answer…
In a recent online discussion where the idea of modern eugenics was brought up, many people were against it. Since eugenics bring up correlations with the Nazis it is easy for most people to discard such ideas as wrong or unethical. It is obvious that applying eugenics is wrong. But all obvious things are very […]
Destroyers of the Heavens… (Musk vs. Astronomy)
Some of you might have heard that the skies will never be the same again…If not, I would suggest you follow up the Space X micro-satellites story more closely. Elon Musks’s company has decided to launch a constellation of 42,000 micro-satellites in the skies, so as to provide Internet services to everyone on the planet. […]
Ice loss. From above…
Decades of satellite monitoring reveal Antarctic ice loss. (1) People sitting in the warmth of their home. Never to step on ice at all. Knowing all there is to know about ice… Detecting ice changes from above… Heidegger once said it pretty eloquently. The problem with technology is not that it doesn’t work. But that […]
Copying nature. For what?
Sunlight reflected by solar cells is lost as unused energy. The wings of the butterfly Pachliopta aristolochiae are drilled by nanostructures (nanoholes) that help absorbing light over a wide spectrum far better than smooth surfaces. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have now succeeded in transferring these nanostructures to solar cells and, thus, enhancing […]
Science is not Technology! A simple and yet forgotten fact… [+ The meaning of life as Bonus]
Besides the beautiful decor and the impeccable construction, Damascus swords were famous for their strength, durability, and elasticity. They were the pride of the city of Damascus, Syria, due to their exceptional qualities mainly because of the so-called Damascus steel; a type of steel whose main ingredient was a wootz steel imported from India. A […]
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