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More Science, Less Fiction - Exodus RPG Will Tackle Time Dilation

Christian Pieniazek, 10 January 2024, 17:40

The phenomenon of time dilation was a big part of the story in Interstellar. Now this perplexing issue has been taken up by developers from Archetype Entertainment, making it a pillar of the story in their game Exodus. What's it all about and what impact will it have on story and gameplay?

Cities: Skylines Works for Science; Unusual Application of the Popular City Builder

Adam Celarek, 26 April 2023, 15:40

A group of researchers decided to make a rather unconventional use of the popular game by Colossal Order. The city builder was used as a tool in an experiment.

Is Nuclear Power Green? Tackling Some Myths About Atom

Arkadiusz Strzala, 17 August 2022, 12:01

Contrary to gut reaction, nuclear power is quite ecological and safe. It emits virtually no greenhouse gases and takes up little space in relation to energy yielded. Yet, due to a number of factors, lobbying included, nuclear power still gets bad rap.

Gamers Are Better at Making Decisions, Research Proves

Damian Mista, 26 July 2022, 16:36

Recent studies show that playing video games positively affects brain function. Players excel in tasks that require decision-making using sensorimotor mechanisms, so video games could find new applications.

British Scientists Propose VR Instead of Anesthesia

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 August 2021, 15:52

Virtual reality stirs the imagination not only of gamers. Also doctors see the potential of VR, for example as... an alternative to anesthesia during unpleasant examinations or treatments.

Corporations Will Introduce Mandatory Vaccinations for Employees

Michal Ciezadlik, 29 July 2021, 14:41

Stationary employees at Google and Facebook will have to get a mandatory vaccination if they want to return to work on the companies' campuses and offices.

Jeff Bezos Goes to Space; Let's Watch the Launch of New Shepard

Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 July 2021, 12:18

Former Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos is one of the passengers on Blue Shepard. This is the first manned flight of this rocket, which is the beginning of Blue Origin's space tourism program.

TSMC Made Great Progress With 1nm Chips

Arkadiusz Strzala, 22 May 2021, 18:34

TSMC and its partners are working on 1nm processor manufacturing technology. This lithography may be another breakthrough in the miniaturization and energy efficiency of chips.

Brain Implant Enables Paralyzed Man to Write Using His Thoughts

Arkadiusz Strzala, 15 May 2021, 15:38

A group of scientists has developed an early prototype of an implant that enables paralyzed people to write. The new method is much faster than current solutions. How many characters can be written in a minute this way?

EVE Online Saved Scientists 330 Years of Research

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 May 2021, 17:26

The third phase of Project Discovery in EVE Online is in full swing. As part of the action, the players have completed enough science-based tasks to spare the professionals over 330 years of coronavirus research.

Elon Musk on Mars Colonization: „Bunch of People Probably Will Die in the Beginning”

Bart Swiatek, 27 April 2021, 13:08

In a recent interview, the founder of SpaceX - Elon Musk - referred to the risks associated with the colonization of Mars. The billionaire admitted that for some people the mission will end tragically - and probably at the very beginning.

NASA Celebrates First Drone Flight on Mars

Przemyslaw Dygas, 19 April 2021, 20:27

NASA celebrates another success. The US space agency successfully completed the first helicopter drone flight on Mars.

Real-life Jurassic Park is Possible, Claims Neuralink's Co-founder

Witold Ciemierz, 08 April 2021, 13:41

Max Hodak, Elon Musk's close associate, CEO and co-founder of Neuralink Corporation, stated that we already have the technology to recreate Jurassic Park in real life.

Let's Watch the Launch of Starship SN11 [UPDATE - EXPLODED]

Arkadiusz Strzala, 30 March 2021, 16:42

Elon Musk's next spacecraft prototype, Starship SN11, is scheduled to launch today. Will everything go according to plan this time? Check the broadcast schedule.

Elon Musk Is Now Tesla's Technoking

Przemyslaw Dygas, 16 March 2021, 13:29

Elon Musk has made some more revolutionary changes at Tesla. Among the positions in the company we can now find a Technoking and a Master of Coin.

Starship SN10 Lands Succesfully and Explodes

Arkadiusz Strzala, 04 March 2021, 14:35

Elon Musk's Starship space program reports progress. The prototype spacecraft, designated SN10, did not explode on landing... it did so a few minutes afterwards.

Bringing Dead to Life in Photos With Deep Nostalgia Becomes Hot a Topic

Kamil Komaniecki, 01 March 2021, 13:08

MyHeritage has launched Deep Nostalgia, an intriguing service that uses artificial intelligence to bring to life a photo of people or even entire figure, turning them into animations using special algorithms.

NASA Overjoyed After Perseverance Lands and Sends First Images From Mars

Bart Swiatek, 19 February 2021, 13:09

The Perseverance rover landed in the Jezero crater on Mars yesterday. The device began sending first images from the planet's surface.

Let's Watch the Landing of Perseverance Rover on Mars [UPDATED]

Witold Ciemierz, 18 February 2021, 22:20

Perseverance, NASA's most advanced rover ever, is set to land on Mars on Thursday. Its goal will include searching for signs of life on the Red Planet. Watch the broadcast with us.

In Post-soviet Russia Smartphones are Charged by You

Filip Wegrzyn, 17 February 2021, 14:52

Researchers from Moscow's MISIS University showed off the results of their latest project. The idea is a technology that would enable us to charge a smartphone using our own body heat.

SpaceX's Starship SN9 Exploded During Failed Landing Attempt

Jan Kasprzak, 03 February 2021, 23:07

On February 2, Elon Musk's SpaceX attempted to lift a Starship SN9 rocket to a height of 10 km. Although the goal was achieved, the prototype crashed on landing.

Spinach Detects Explosives and Sends Emails

Bartlomiej Sagan, 03 February 2021, 12:05

Sometimes, scientists get ideas that ordinary people might find strange or even unbelievable. After all, who would immediately believe in the existence of email-sending spinach?

Elon Musk Offers $100 Million for New Green Technology

Bartlomiej Sagan, 22 January 2021, 16:04

The presence of large amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is one of the biggest challenges faced by environmentalists. Elon Musk intends to reward the creator of the most effective method of removing the greenhouse gas from the atmosphere.

Charging Car Batteries Will Take Only 5 Minutes

Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2021, 21:03

Israeli company StoreDot has developed a new type of battery using cells with silicon nanoparticles. With this technology, a high-capacity battery - for example in an electric car - can be charged in about five minutes.

Musk's Idea for Mars Colonization Resembles The Outer Worlds

Bart Swiatek, 13 January 2021, 12:38

Reddit users have pointed out that the idea of funding private human expeditions to Mars, which Elon Musk put forward some time ago, evokes unpleasant associations with video games - specifically, The Outer Worlds and the Red Faction series.

Robots Clean, Pour Wine And Act as Pets on CES 2021

Filip Wegrzyn, 12 January 2021, 15:32

At this year's CES 2021, there were plenty of revolutionary technologies, gadgets, as well as robots that can certainly make life more convenient. Here are some machines that will assist us in daily chores.

No More PIN in ATMs? Intel Announces RealSense ID

Bart Swiatek, 08 January 2021, 21:26

Intel has officially presented RealSense ID - Face ID-like face recognition system that can detect fraudsters. The technology can be used, among others, in ATMs.

Elon Musk Became the Richest Man in the World

Bart Swiatek, 08 January 2021, 13:15

Thanks to the dynamic increase in the value of Tesla's stock prices, its founder, Elon Musk, climbed to the top of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Microsoft Comes Up With Chat Bots Built on Copied Human Personality

Bart Swiatek, 07 January 2021, 19:19

Microsoft has registered a patent describing a technology that allows for creation of a chat bot based on a person's personality, voice and even appearance.

NASA Will Send a Spidercrab Rover to the Moon

Bart Swiatek, 05 January 2021, 18:14

The American space agency will send the Asagumo rover to the moon. Unlike other devices of this type, it will be equipped with spider-like legs, not wheels.

Elon Musk Believes We'll Pay in Cryptocurrencies on Mars

Bart Swiatek, 31 December 2020, 18:30

Billionaire Elon Musk recently stated on Twitter that the economy on Mars will be based on a cryptocurrency called Marscoin. This is not the first time that an inventor has spoken about cryptocurrencies.

Research Reveals: Violent Games do Not Increase Aggression Levels

Arkadiusz Strzala, 30 December 2020, 18:56

This is almost a taboo subject for the gaming community - the possible influence of violence in games on the behavior of young (and not only) people. However, the results of the latest, long-term research finally provide a definitive answer to this issue.

Farm Managed by Robots and AI Brings Impressive Harvest

Arkadiusz Strzala, 28 December 2020, 19:51

There are already nearly 8 billion people in the world. How long will our planet be able to feed a population growing at this rate? A „vertical” farm established in San Francisco shows how to increase crop yields.

Quantum Internet May Become a Fact After Latest Breakthrough

Bart Swiatek, 23 December 2020, 11:18

Researchers from the team working on intelligent quantum networks managed to discover a method of immediate long-distance transfer of information recorded in cubits - the smallest units of quantum information.

Google's Blob Opera AI Sings Carols and Helps Make Music

Filip Wegrzyn, 16 December 2020, 21:47

Opera lovers can finally take an active part in their passion by creating it with the help of artificial intelligence. The Google Arts & Culture initiative called Blob Opera enables us to create opera music in a very simple way.

Great Shot of Landing SpaceX Rocket Looks Like SF Movie

Arkadiusz Strzala, 26 November 2020, 20:21

A great shot taken during the landing of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket appeared on the web. It's nice to see something that looks like pulled out straight from science fiction and is now as real as Chompski in space.

Remember That Battlefield 4 Map? They Will Dismantle That Telescope

Agnes Adamus, 24 November 2020, 14:19

If you've played Battlefield 4's multiplayer, you probably know the map called Rogue Transmission. It's based on the Arecibo Observatory. A few days ago, the National Science Foundation announced that due to its poor condition, the facility will be decommissioned.

Elon Musk Takes Over Bill Gates as World's Second Richest Man

Bart Swiatek, 24 November 2020, 13:41

Thanks to the stock market success of Tesla, its founder - billionaire Elon Musk - earned as much as $100.3 billion this year. Thanks to that he overtook Bill Gates in the ranking of the richest people in the world.

6G Already in the Orbit

Konrad Sarzynski, 23 November 2020, 13:08

At the beginning of November, China launched a rocket, which brought 13 satellites into the orbit. One of them is to be the „first 6G satellite”. Nobody is exactly sure what exactly this technology will be, but it can offer a data transfer rate of more than 100 Gb/s.

EVE Online Players Against COVID-19

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 November 2020, 19:37

CCP Games boasted the results of the third edition of Project Discovery in EVE Online. As part of it, players performed 47 million coronavirus-related tasks, thus helping scientists in their research on COVID-19.

In 2030 Every Fourth British Soldier Could be a Robot

Konrad Sarzynski, 09 November 2020, 15:42

The commander of the British army predicts that in 2030 every fourth soldier may not be human. While presenting in an interview a vision of the future of the armed forces, he suggested that up to 30,000 robots could be „drafted” within the next 10 years.

Researchers: You Wanna Lock Young People at Home? Give Them Free Games

Christian Pieniazek, 09 November 2020, 15:17

British scientists point out that in order to encourage young people to stay at home, various awards should be offered. These include free video games.

Gabe Newell Will Send Half-Life 2 Gnome Into Space

Bart Swiatek, 03 November 2020, 13:21

Valve's CEO Gabe Newell plans to send a replica of Gnome Chompsky from Half-Life 2: Episode Two into space. The launch of the rocket will be a charity event aimed at raising money for one of the hospitals in Auckland, New Zealand.

Confirmed Water on The Moon May Help Expeditions to Mars

Bartlomiej Sagan, 27 October 2020, 17:43

Recent NASA studies have shown that the surface of the moon may contain large deposits of ice water. Will it be possible to use it for space exploration?

Nokia Will Create 4G Network on the Moon for NASA

Bart Swiatek, 19 October 2020, 13:19

Nokia has signed an agreement with the NASA. The company is to develop a technology to enable the use of LTE networks on the Moon.

Elon Musk Plans to Send a Rocket to Mars in a Few Years

Bart Swiatek, 19 October 2020, 13:11

Billionaire Elon Musk informed that in four years his company, SpaceX, is planning to send an unmanned mission to the Red Planet.

Elon Musk Develops Supply Rocket for US Army

Bart Swiatek, 12 October 2020, 10:53

Elon Musk's SpaceX has signed several contracts with the US Army. The company is to create a super-fast supply rocket, among other things, for the Pentagon.

Elon Musk Won't Take Covid-19 Vaccine, Calls Gates a Knucklehead

Bart Swiatek, 30 September 2020, 21:11

Elon Musk made another controversial press statement. This time he said that neither he nor his family are going to be vaccinated against Covid-19. The billionaire responded to Bill Gates' criticism, calling the founder of Microsoft a knucklehead.

Yokohama Gundam Shows Off New Moves

Karol Laska, 23 September 2020, 13:57

The Japanese robot created by Gundam Yokohama Factory can no longer only move its limbs, but also use its body to perform more complex tasks.

Robo-dogs Patrolling a US Military Base Are Real

Bart Swiatek, 08 September 2020, 12:51

The U.S. Army recently conducted another demonstration of Advanced Battle Management System, a network for collecting and processing information on the battlefield. One of the elements of the presentation were four-legged robots called Vision 60.