Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers Warns about Nuclear Winter

In his new book “The Doomsday Machine” Daniel Ellsberg warns that the aftermath of a nuclear exchange could spell the end of humanity. Continue reading

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AlphaZero AI Learns Chess in Four Hours to Beat World’s Best Chess Program

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. Continue reading

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 26 September

In December 2013, the United Nations declared 26th September International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Continue reading

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From the Files of xkcd…

I love xkcd… Continue reading

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Free Voyager 40th Anniversary Posters from NASA

NASA have added some lovely 40th Anniversary Voyager posters to their download page. Continue reading

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UN Approves Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons

The steps toward a nuke free world became closer to reality today as the UN approved a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.  Continue reading

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The Illusion of Past, Present and Future Betrays Consciousness

It is philosophically possible to infer that the experiences of the present moment cannot exist. Continue reading

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Third Detection of Gravitational Waves by LIGO

Scientists report the third detection of gravitational waves by LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory), their findings being published in the Physical Review Letters. Continue reading

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