Today 14th March, sometimes written 3.14, is pi day (π). The number π is a mathematical constant, and is calculated from the ratio of a circle’s circumference to it’s diameter.
March 1st is World Book Day! World Book Day Ltd are a registered charity set up to promote reading, financed by literacy organisations, publishers and National Book Tokens Ltd.
On the 25th January 2018 the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock to 2 minutes to midnight.
In his new book “The Doomsday Machine” Daniel Ellsberg warns that the aftermath of a nuclear exchange could spell the end of humanity.
AlphaZero, a game playing Artificial Intelligence created by Google’s DeepMind, has beaten Stockfish 8, that was until now the world’s best chess-playing computer program.
In December 2013, the United Nations declared 26th September International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.
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NASA have added some lovely 40th Anniversary Voyager posters to their download page.