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Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? Elon Musk Thinks So.

Elon Musk and others, including astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, believe that there is a significant chance that our world is just an elaborate simulation created by an advanced civilization. However, it seems just as likely that they are wrong.


NASA Can’t Explain These Huge, 8,000-Year-Old Patterns In Kazakhstan

High in the skies over Kazakhstan, space-age technology has revealed an ancient mystery on the ground.

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Satellite pictures of a remote and treeless northern steppe reveal colossal earthworks — geometric figures of squares, crosses, lines and rings the size of several football fields, recognizable only from the air and the oldest estimated at...

Elon Musk plans launch of 4000 satellites to bring Wi-Fi to most remote locations on Earth - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Elon Musk has officially requested permission from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to launch a 4000 strong flotilla of satellites into orbit.

Elon Musk Plans to Bomb Mars with Nuclear Weapons

The SpaceX CEO revealed the idea on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Wednesday, explaining that there are two ways — slow and fast — to make Mars warmer, and thus more habitable to humans. The fast way according to him is to "drop thermonuclear weapons over the poles," using SpaceX's reusable rockets.

Stonehenge archaeologists made extraordinary discovery of the ‘Largest surviving stone monument ever’ near Stonehenge

The Stonehenge Hidden Landscape Project team claims that it has made the discovery beneath Durrington Walls, also known as "superhenge" - one of the largest known henge monuments built about a century after Stonehenge, which is believed to have been completed 3,500 years ago.

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Marie Curie's Research Papers Are Still Radioactive 100+ Years Later | Open Culture

When researching a famous historical figure, access to their work and materials usually proves to be one of the biggest obstacles. But things are much more difficult for those writing about the life of Marie Curie, the scientist who, along her with husband Pierre, discovered polonium and radium and birthed the idea of particle physics. Her notebooks, her clothing, her furniture, pretty much everything surviving from her Parisian suburban house, is radioactive, and will be for 1,500 years or more.

Musk, Wozniak and Hawking urge ban on warfare AI and autonomous weapons | Technology | The Guardian

The letter, presented at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Buenos Aires, Argentina, was signed by Tesla’s Elon Musk, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Google DeepMind chief executive Demis Hassabis and professor Stephen Hawking along with 1,000 AI and robotics researchers.

The letter states: “AI technology has reached a point where the deployment of [autonomous weapons] is – practically if not legally – feasible within years, not decades, and the stakes are high: autonomous weapons have been described as the third revolution in warfare,...

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