Apparently someone is taking the the works of Asimov seriously. The Center for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) is planning to study the possible threats of biotechnology, artificial life, nanotechnology and climate change. Although, I think that last one was thrown in just to get funding.
Back before the newest Muppet flick came out, after hearing it’s premise I had said that I would love to see them bring the Muppets back to tv. I was hopeful for a revival of the Muppet Show or Muppets Tonight (same thing I know).
Science is cool, or in this case hot. These guys are using sunlight to burn and melt stuff. The bright rays coupled with large focused mirrors create a point of light strong enough to ignite a wooden beam instantly, but it doesn’t get truly interesting until they slide in a rock and watch it begin […]