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Feb 18, 2016

Dinner Party Trivia: This is What the Universe Actually Looks and Sounds Like

Have you ever sat around and asked that question of what it would be like to hear a color or see sounds? Well all synesthesia aside, NASA scientists have done something like that. Only they've answered their own set of questions, "What is the average color of the universe?" and "What do gravitational waves (i.e. the consummation of the marriage between two black holes) sound like?"    

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Feb 14, 2011

Supercomputer Takes on Jeopardy Champs Tonight!

created at: 02/14/2011

These days, Jeopardy is the only show I watch on live television. Sometimes, I'll leave the news on while I'm cooking dinner or working on projects, but everything else comes through DVR, Hulu, Netflix, etc...

And, tonight, at 7:00p on my local network (yours will vary, of course), the guy in the middle will look a little different. Cause he's a refridgerator sized super computer.    

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