What if Money didn’t Exist? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What if Money Didn’t Exist? Then I will start using my Special Edition AumSum coins. Ohh AumSum. Firstly, there would be no millionaires or billionaires any more. Secondly, with no money being offered. People with non-interesting boring jobs will quit immediately. This can be good for society, only if. Instead of slacking…

Summer Interns Build Missions, Do Stellar Science at NASA/JPL

This summer, over 700 college students are helping NASA explore space … as interns at NASA/JPL in Pasadena, California. They were chosen from thousands of applicants. When I first got my offer letter from JPL, I didn’t believe that it was real It actually took me about a week to actually accept the fact that…

How Much Cocaine is on Your Money?

4 Scientifically Rich Facts About Money We’ve got our mind on our money and chemistry on our mind. That’s right folks, this week on Reactions, we’re talking cash. Believe it or not, there are stacks of chemistry-rich facts about money, so we compiled a list of our four favorite facts about the almighty dollar. Fact…

This Quasar Discovery Could Hold the Key to How Galaxies Die

Supermassive black holes with up to 10 billion times the mass of our sun are thought to be at the center of most large galaxies. As their powerful gravity sucks in material, they can create a ring of superheated matter brighter than the galaxy itself called a quasar, and astronomers long thought that this was…

Understand how bitcoin works in just over 3 minutes | Elevator Pitch

Do you know what blockchain is? Not really. Do you know what Bitcoin is? Sort of. It’s digital money that people use computers to mine and it’s worth heaps and it’s really unstable and it might be the way of the future and I think bitcoins are made with blockchain. Err.. I’m going to ask…

Ethereum, ICOs, and Rocket Science

What I wanted to talk about today is the concept of a “killer app,” and how we will find it in this space. It is a topic that also comes up with Bitcoin. One of the most common questions I am asked is, “What is the killer app?” “Do you have some thoughts about what…

The Best Banknote in the World!

You may have seen some videos doing the rounds online: the new British 5 pound banknote and the new Australian $5 note being used as the needle for a record player. It’s pretty cool – they actually play music! Oh that’s so cool! But like any story involving Britain and Australia, one of us had…

Soylent: How I Stopped Eating for 30 Days

I think humanity is gonna continue to grow, everybody eats and everyone needs energy and these constraints are only going to get tighter. And we’re going to have to… take our understanding of the body and nutrition and design something new, make something man-made… for man, for humanity. This is Soylent, some people are calling…

Turing Complete – Computerphile

>>Sean: There’s one thing that we keep coming back to. It’s this idea of Turing Complete. What does it mean and why do we need to worry about it?>>DFB: Yeah! what does it mean to say “Is a language – it’s usually, in this context, a programming language – is, or is not, Turing Complete?”…

The Best Banknote in the World!

You may have seen some videos doing the rounds online: the new British 5 pound banknote and the new Australian $5 note being used as the needle for a record player. It’s pretty cool – they actually play music! Oh that’s so cool! But like any story involving Britain and Australia, one of us had…