Last week, scientists announced the discovery of Kepler-186f, planet 492 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus. Kepler-186f especially since the discovery marks the first planet about the same size as Earth, in a potentially habitable zone — the distance from the star, within which may be liquid water and life. The news said little about what this discovery increases the chances of human extinction in the short term. This...

17. Emission limitation and lost coins generate deflationary spiral How deflationary forces can manifest themselves, and economic factors like hoarding counteract the human factor that can reduce the chances of a deflationary spiral manifestation. 18. Bitcoin idea can not work because there is no way to control inflation Inflation is simply a rise in prices over time, which is usually a result of currency depreciation. This...

1. It's just like the rest of the virtual currency is nothing new All other virtual currency controlled by their regulatory center. This means that: they can be printed on the subjective whims of currency control; they can be destroyed by an attack on this kind of control center; may be subject to arbitrary rules regulator currency. Bitcoins, initially as a decentralized currency, solve all these problems. 2....

Bitcoin, Bitcoin (born bit — a unit of information «bit», Eng. Coin — coin) — fundamentally different from other e-currency, created in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto. Title bitcoin applicable to the Software ( purse ), networks and coin that has a stroke in the network, often abbreviated to coin the name BTC ( s) or BTX (Russian). ON purse is open- source, so that anyone can check how it works. Bitcoin network is a peer to peer p2p network...

Understanding of mathematics greatly improved if a child to teach the child spatial thinking, say researchers from the University of Michigan (USA). However, and adults too, not too late to improve their math skills, a little practice in the preparation of three-dimensional figures. During the experiment, scientists have perfected the skills of spatial thinking in children 6-8 years — for example, learned to collect bulky items from...

Engineers have developed a wireless network, similar to a home Wi-Fi, but with an unusual opportunity: the new network can detect the fall of man. First of all, the new technology is designed to create a comfortable and safe environment for the elderly and people with disabilities. In addition, it can be used to create a security system that can automatically capture of a crime. New wireless sensors similar to those used in conventional...

The company Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Formula E Holdings (FEH), becoming the official founding partner and technology partner FIA Formula E, a new international competition among race cars running exclusively on electric motors. The agreement will allow Qualcomm FEH and demonstrate interoperability of electric vehicles and wireless technologies. CNews was told in the company,...

After failed negotiations with automakers to introduce a system developed by Google autonomous vehicle control company decided to create its own car. Google Inc. is developing a car with a self-managed, according to the personal site of a reporter Jessica Lessin (Jessica Lessin), the spent 8 years in the newspaper Wall Street Journal. The author notes, citing informed sources, said that it is not only on the development of autonomous...

Japanese scientists may stand on the verge of a sensational discovery. Recently, at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, they found a plate that could be used to continent of Atlantis. At the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean found a large granite slab. According to Japanese researchers discovered her, she could be part of a continent that once existed off the coast of Brazil, which is called Atlantis. The team led by the Japanese Agency of...

We begin our story with a conversation about our old friends — superstable, twice even, radioactive thorium isotope 232Th. Talk about oratory, as in the case of uranium, it is better to start with him getting out of inanimate nature — that is, the story of its production. Small amounts of thorium present in all rocks (eg granite), in the soil and in the soil. Thorium concentrates naturally in several minerals, mostly — in monazite — mixed...

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