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How an Algorithm is Uniting Europe's Electrical Fiefdoms - IEEE Spectrum

How an Algorithm is Uniting Europe's Electrical Fiefdoms - IEEE Spectrum | MishMash | Scoop.it
Europe has started trading electricity across its borders in a day-ahead market
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Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling | MishMash | Scoop.it
New technology, developed by MIT Professor Dave Wilson, harnesses the sun's energy and stores it to cook food even at night.
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Singapore To Unveil The World’s First Mechanical Forest Later This Month

Singapore To Unveil The World’s First Mechanical Forest Later This Month | MishMash | Scoop.it
Taking up just a fraction of the 250-acre landscaping project known as
‘Gardens by the Bay’ in Singapore, the world’s first ‘mechanical forest’ in
Singapore truly is a sight to behold. Opening June 29th, this unique
merging of breathtaking engineering and the beauty of nature comprises of
18-man made “supertrees” standing proud at up to 50 metres above the ocean
bay.
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New Tech Installed on The ISS Set To Form Solar System-Wide 'Internet'

New Tech Installed on The ISS Set To Form Solar System-Wide 'Internet' | MishMash | Scoop.it
The ISS has just installed a new technology known as Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking, the first stage in a new mission that aims to allow the implementation of a Solar System-wide Internet in the near future.
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By Improving Access To Basic Necessities, Israeli Technologies Transform Africa, Save Lives

By Improving Access To Basic Necessities, Israeli Technologies Transform Africa, Save Lives | MishMash | Scoop.it
From water technologies to agricultural solutions and medical devices, Israeli companies improve the lives of millions.
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NASA Just Unveiled Its All-Electric X-57 Plane

NASA Just Unveiled Its All-Electric X-57 Plane | MishMash | Scoop.it
NASA unveiled the design of its latest aviation project, the X-57 electric aircraft. The electric plane is geared to be the fast and energy efficient.
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What Does Britain’s Solar Record Tell Us?

What Does Britain’s Solar Record Tell Us? | MishMash | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington reported in The Guardian that solar PV plants in Great Britain generated more electricity than coal in May.
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This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games

This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games | MishMash | Scoop.it
The way we learn today is just wrong. Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like…Angry Birds. Half of school dropouts name boredom... read more
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China Announces World's Fastest Supercomputer, 3X Faster Than Former Record Holder

China Announces World's Fastest Supercomputer, 3X Faster Than Former Record Holder | MishMash | Scoop.it
The Sunway TaihuLight is now the world's fastest supercomputer. Developed by China, it more than triples the speed of Tianhe-2, which is the previous record holder.
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Israel’s BioBee To Ship 500 Million ‘Predatory Bugs’ To Russia

Israel’s BioBee To Ship 500 Million ‘Predatory Bugs’ To Russia | MishMash | Scoop.it
Israeli company BioBee Biological Systems will ship 500 million “predatory bugs” to Russia to help its farmers get rid of pests without using toxic pesticides.
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Scientists Created a Substance that Transforms Infrared into Visible Light

Scientists Created a Substance that Transforms Infrared into Visible Light | MishMash | Scoop.it
A team of scientists from Germany were able to create a substance that converts infrared light into visible light. This development is a big step in the advancement of illumination technology.
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Fusion Energy: Compact Tokamak is 100 Times Smaller And Could Run Years Earlier

Fusion Energy: Compact Tokamak is 100 Times Smaller And Could Run Years Earlier | MishMash | Scoop.it
Three papers released by an English startup, Tokamak Energy, are challenging established science that in the area of fusion reactors, bigger is not always better.
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Every observatory in the world now reports carbon dioxide is at highest level in 4 million years

Every observatory in the world now reports carbon dioxide is at highest level in 4 million years | MishMash | Scoop.it
Carbon dioxide levels have reached 400 parts per million at the South Pole for the first time in at least 4 million years.
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IBM Will Have A 200-Petaflop Supercomputer Ready by 2018

IBM Will Have A 200-Petaflop Supercomputer Ready by 2018 | MishMash | Scoop.it
The US DOE is expecting a 200-petaflop supercomputer from IBM in 2018, which will be faster than the current record holder, China's TaihuLight
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SALt : la lampe qui veut illuminer les Philippines avec du sel

SALt : la lampe qui veut illuminer les Philippines avec du sel | MishMash | Scoop.it
FIGARO DEMAIN - L'objectif principal de la lampe est d'apporter l'éclairage aux communautés rurales du pays et leur donner une alternative aux lamps à kérosène. Et cela, grâce à l'eau de mer.
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The building brutal heat wave, in four graphics

The building brutal heat wave, in four graphics | MishMash | Scoop.it
As a large part of the U.S. braces for searing heat, here's what's happening.
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Could Groundwater Desalination Solve California’s Water Crisis?

Could Groundwater Desalination Solve California’s Water Crisis? | MishMash | Scoop.it
A new Israeli study suggests that saline groundwater could be better for desalinization through reverse osmosis, possibly solving California's water crisis.
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Scientists glimpse why life can't happen without water: Water molecules control protein motion, study finds

Scientists glimpse why life can't happen without water: Water molecules control protein motion, study finds | MishMash | Scoop.it
Scientists are getting closer to directly observing how and why water is essential to life as we know it.
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Will the Future Be Hellish, Heavenly, or Simply Better Than Today?

Will the Future Be Hellish, Heavenly, or Simply Better Than Today? | MishMash | Scoop.it
What will the future look like? Imagine it for a second. Maybe you see a gleaming city cleaner than anything has a right to be.... read more
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Antarctic Carbon Dioxide Reaches Staggering 400 ppm, Highest Level in 4 million Years

Antarctic Carbon Dioxide Reaches Staggering 400 ppm, Highest Level in 4 million Years | MishMash | Scoop.it
The steady rise of carbon dioxide levels has finally reached its last station, Antarctica, where it recently breached the 400 ppm threshold.
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Here's How Your Smartphone Can Be Hacked Without You Knowing

Here's How Your Smartphone Can Be Hacked Without You Knowing | MishMash | Scoop.it
Even if a malicious attacker cannot get into your phone, they can try to get the sensitive data stored inside: contacts, places visited and e-mails.
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NASA, Google Launch Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

NASA, Google Launch Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab | MishMash | Scoop.it
Google and NASA have teamed up to launch the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, a facility designed to explore the future of machine learning.
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Get a Remarkably Accurate 3D Printed Action Figure...Of Yourself

Get a Remarkably Accurate 3D Printed Action Figure...Of Yourself | MishMash | Scoop.it
doob uses the "dooblicator," 3D full-body scanning system that relies on a process known as photogrammetry, to make lifelike 3D printed action figures. And you can get your own.
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Brutal and prolonged heat wave about to hit the Southwest

Brutal and prolonged heat wave about to hit the Southwest | MishMash | Scoop.it
The hottest temperatures in at least two decades could affect the Southwest this weekend and into early next week.
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