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November 16, 2016

Supersonic passenger flights – it may be here sooner than you think

When the Concorde supersonic airliner was retired in 2003, the dream of supersonic passenger flights faded away for most of us. Twenty years after the Concorde made its last flight, supersonic passenger flights may become reality again. That is at least what a company in Colorado, USA is trying to do.

Rendering of the Boom supersonic passenger airliner. Courtesy of Boom Technology.

Boom Technology is collaborating with Virgin Galactic – the cutting edge space company lead by Sir Richard Branson – to develop a supersonic passenger airlines. Yesterday, their demonstrator XB-1 was unveiled at an event packed with big names in the [...]

 
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August 5, 2016

DIY: Take professional quality photos of yourself!

Even if you are an engineer with thick glasses (like myself), a science geek, or just a completely normal person, we all like to have nice photos of ourselves. Hiring a professional photographer can be both quite expensive and intimidating. The solution: build your own photo studio and take the photos in your own home, almost for free! Perfect for both introverts and cheapskates. ScienceEnvy shows you how.

Taking magazine-quality photos is definitely an art, but it is not rocket science. Anybody can learn the basics in photography, and you can put together a simple photo studio in your home or garage using cheap components. However, to begin with, you will need a decent [...]

 
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August 1, 2016

Dihydrogen monoxide: Facts you must know about this common food-additive (or, how to be a critical thinker)

Dihydrogen monoxide is one of the most common food additives. You have most likely added it to your food without thinking about it. We are debunking the myths about this extremely common chemical, and calling for a factual debate about the safety of our food.

An extremely common chemical

Dihydrogen monoxide is one of the most common chemicals on our planet. All serial killers have admitted to use it. You ingest it every day. As a matter of fact, you cannot live without it. And, if you paid attention in chemistry class, you probably already know that Dihydrogen Monoxide is the chemical name for water, for which the chemical formula is H2O, consisting of one oxygen and [...]

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