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Prepare yourselves, Road Rollers are now autonomous and self-driving

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XCMG Group has revealed an Autonomous Road Roller and completed the World’s First Asphalt Road Construction, all through self-driving autonomous road rollers. XCMG jointly developed the autonomous road roller with Tsinghua University and the Sichuan Railway Investment Group. The autonomous Road Roller made its first debut along the Panda Expressway, which is currently under construction between Panzhihua, Sichuan Province and Dali, Yunnan Province, and was successful. Since 2018 XCMG has […]

No, NASA didn’t find a parallel universe where time is running backwards

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Social media is great at spreading rumours, but usually, it’s because most things are open to interpretation… or lazy reading by some journalist. With that we bring some unfortunate news, scientists haven’t actually discovered a parallel universe. But you might think they have based on multiple reports from across the web. After an experiment in Antarctica by ANITA, which involves an array of radio antennas attached to a helium balloon […]

The 10-million-dollar Epidemic Preparedness project: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invest

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KT and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have entered into an agreement to fund KT’s pandemic response solutions based on AI and Big Data to prepare for pandemics such as COVID-19. South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, KT Corp, announced a three-year research study today funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for ICT-based global epidemic response using artificial intelligence and Big Data analysis. The 10-million-dollar project stems from the recognition of South Korea’s advanced […]

Krauss: Science funding is a national investment – not an expense

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As a relatively small and young country, by population if not by landmass, Australia has played a noticeable role on the world stage when it comes to science. Contributions to new technologies, from Wi-Fi to vaccines, are well known, as is the growing role Australia has played in more fundamental areas such as astronomy. Nevertheless, by comparison with many first world countries, Australia is not known for its support of […]

An Interview with Dr Michio Kaku

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Dr Michio Kaku is on a mission. He wants to bring science back to the forefront of the national agenda and in people’s minds – and he’s doing this by making science more engaging to the public. Dr Kaku is a professor of theoretical physics, futurist and science communicator from the United States of America. He has been published in over 70 scientific journals, and is a pioneer in String Field Theory. However, he is mostly recognised as one of the most successful promoters of science to the general public, and has written several best selling books about the technology of the future – including his latest bestselling book, The Future of the Mind. I spoke to Dr Kaku about what motivated him to communicate science to the public, and what we could do if scientists finally conquer the “last frontier” – the brain.

Dr Michio Kaku is coming to Australia in June

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One of the world’s most renowned expert in theoretical physics is coming to Australia. In partnership with Think Inc, Dr. Michio Kaku will hold three 90-minute talks in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney and promises to give audience an enlightened and new perspective of the world around us. He will be in Brisbane’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 5, The Plenary inside Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 6, […]