The Earthquake Rose: When a magnitude earthquake shook Olympia, Wash., in shopowner Jason Ward discovered that a sand-tracing pendulum had recorded the vibrations in the image above& Read more (via Futility Closet)
IBM Has Devised a Way to "Grow" Computer Chips: "Scientists have devised a way, inspired by nature, of coaxing carbon nanotubes to build themselves into structures that could be used to replace silicon chips.
The Revolutionary Quantum Computer That May Not Be Quantum at All - Google owns a lot of computers—perhaps a million servers stitched together into the fastest, most powerful artificial intelligence on the planet. But last August, Google teamed up with NASA to acquire what may be the search giant’s most powerful piece of hardware yet. It’s certainly the strangest.