17 Of The Interesting Science Books To Read in 2018

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For years, many influential personalities such as Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg have advised their followers and audiences to read books and read books. For them, books don’t just help people become successful in life, but it also nurtures personality of the reader. Do you know that Zuckerberg reads about 25 books a year, while Bill ...

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Identifying Cybersecurity Threats To Self-Driving Vehicles | New Tool

Threats To Self-Driving Vehicles

The issues and vulnerabilities involved in autonomous vehicle are often under-studied.  Researchers have developed a tool for identifying cybersecurity risks in self-driving vehicles.  The new model presents a blueprint for reducing security threats and make automated vehicle system more secure and safe.  The self-driving cars are still in their infancy phase, and it’s no secret that ...

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Russia Approves 70 Megawatt Floating Nuclear Power Plant

Russian State Expert Examination Board approves $232 million project of floating nuclear power plant.  The nuclear station has two optimized KLT-40 naval propulsion reactors that together provide 70 Megawatt of electricity or 300 Megawatt of heat.   It will completely replace the old Bilibino power plant in Chukotka district by 2021.  The floating power plant project named Akademik Lomonosov ...

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The Mind-Reading AI Can Now Visualize Your Thoughts

Reconstruction quality of colored artificial shapes 

Japanese researchers have developed an AI that can literally see what you’re imagining. The system uses deep image reconstruction from human brain activity.  After initial training, the DNN was able to reconstruct pictures it had never seen before.  The research done in the last few couple of years on artificial intelligence has amazed us all. On ...

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10 Best And Worst Performing Tech IPOs of 2017

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If you are a tech geek who like to keep a tab on the share market, then I am sure you want to find out which of the tech companies performed well in the 2017. Right? According to Dealogic, a financial market platform, only 14 tech companies went public in 2017, against 25 in 2016, and 40+ each ...

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16 Best Smart Notification Apps for Android Users

NotifierPro - Smart Notification Apps

App notifications enhance the overall user experience by notifying a user of new messages or events, even when the user is not operating the application. The Android notification system has always been ahead of the curve, with other platforms like Windows or iOS. Although the Android notification center has matured a lot over the last couple ...

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Did SpaceX’s Secret Mission Zuma Actually Fail? | What Really Happened?

SpaceX's Secret Mission Zuma

Neither Northrop Grumman (manufactured the Zuma spacecraft) nor SpaceX confirmed if the mission was successful. Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg reported that the spacecraft actually fell back to Earth. Pentagon is saying “ask SpaceX about Zuma”, whereas SpaceX has told “that’s now our story to tell”. On 7th January, SpaceX launched a secret classified satellite ...

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A New Type Of Solar Cells That Can Be Washed and Stretched

Scientists develop a new organic, ultrathin solar cell that can be washed and stretched by half their length.  It transforms sunlight into electrical energy with 8% efficiency, while being very stable in both air and water.  A few companies have shown interest in commercializing the technology.  Developing solar panels sounds great, but washable and flexible ...

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18 Greatest Female Scientists Of All Time

Jane Goodall

The field of science has somehow always been considered as a field of talented men, but the important contributions of female scientists since the antiquity and the middle ages can’t be overlooked. Some of the contributions in the history, even surpassed those of their contemporary male counterparts. When anyone talks about the greatest female scientist, ...

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Top 10+ Space Research Organisations in the World

Indian Space Research Organisation

Space Research (or sometimes called space exploration) is the scientific studies on earth’s outer space which involves advance material science, earth science, physics, mathematics, medicines and biology. There are numerous space organisations working on our planet to explore and find out the mysterious matters present in our space. Each organisation has certain rules and policies ...

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Samsung’s AI Can Convert Low-Resolution Video To 8K

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Samsung revealed the world’s first 85-inch 8K QLED TV that uses machine learning to convert low-resolution images to 8K quality.  The TV comes with a built-in database that observes and analyzes million of pictures in advance. The technology also enhances sound quality for specific scenes without having to configure auto settings. At Consumer Electronics Show ...

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Intel Shows Brain-Like Processor And Quantum Chip | “Loihi” & “Tangle Lake”

Brain-Like Processor

Intel advances neuromorphic and 49-qubit superconducting quantum processor (codenamed Tangle Lake).  Neuromorphic (codenamed Loihi) is a new computing approach inspired by how brain functions, which will make machine learning more effective.  Intel’s roadmap suggests they could achieve 1,000-qubit system within 5-7 years.    Intel made two major announcements at 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which ...

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