Is a Jaffa Cake a biscuit? Physicist uses AI to solve debate

A physicist has used the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to solve the age-old debate about whether Jaffa Cakes are biscuits or cakes.  Dr. Héloïse Stevance, an astrophysicist at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, trained algorithms with nearly 100 recipes of traditional cakes and biscuits.  She then ran two Jaffa Cakes recipes through the algorithms, which … Read more

‘Cake without a doubt’: Physicist uses AI to solve Jaffa Cakes debate

A physicist has used the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to solve the age-old debate about whether Jaffa Cakes are biscuits or cakes.  Dr. Héloïse Stevance, an astrophysicist at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, trained algorithms with nearly 100 recipes of traditional cakes and biscuits.  She then ran two Jaffa Cakes recipes through the algorithms, which … Read more

Physicist says alien life will be found within the century, but making contact is ‘a terrible idea’

Contact with alien life is just around the corner, according to leading physicist, but we shouldn’t expect it to be friendly. String theory expert and futurist Michio Kaku believes we’ll find signs of life in the universe within the century. But just blindly reaching out to extraterrestrials is ‘a terrible idea,’ he told The Guardian, … Read more

British medical physicist Professor John Mallard who pioneered development of MRI scan dies aged 94

British medical physicist Professor John Mallard who pioneered development of MRI scan dies aged 94 John Mallard was the University of Aberdeen’s professor of medical physics He led an Aberdeen team in building the world’s first whole-body MRI scanner MRI technology is used worldwide in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer  By Joe Davies For … Read more

Female physicist invents new fusion rocket that could take the first humans to Mars

Female physicist invents new fusion rocket that could take the first humans to Mars 10 TIMES faster than space-proven thrusters A new fusion rocket concept could one day take humans to Mars It uses magnetic fields to shoot plasma particles out of the rocket Current space-proven fusion rockets use electric fields to propel the particles … Read more

Harvard physicist believes Oumuamu is an alien craft, NOT a comet

Harvard physicist Avi Loeb is not shy about his idea that Earth’s 2017 interstellar visitor being an extraterrestrial craft and is set to release a book to defending his claim with more detail. The book, titled ‘Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth,’ argues the consensus that Oumuamu is not a comet or … Read more

Harvard physicist digs into his theory that the interstellar visitor Oumuamu is an alien craft

Harvard physicist Avi Loeb is not shy about his idea that Earth’s 2017 interstellar visitor being an extraterrestrial craft and is set to release a book to defending his claim with more detail. The book, titled ‘Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth,’ argues the consensus that Oumuamu is a comet, but likens … Read more

Methane-based rocket fuel can be made on MARS in a one-step process, physicist claims

Methane-based rocket fuel can be made on MARS in a one-step process that uses zinc and a small portable device, physicist claims Experts have devices a plan for astronauts get enough fuel to return to Earth from Mars – by making methane-based fuel on the surface of the Red Planet Physicists are using materials found … Read more

The superheroes’ scientist: Meet the British physicist turned Hollywood advisor

The superheroes’ scientist: Meet the British physicist turned Hollywood advisor who told Marvel what Thor should have in his hammer Clifford Johnson, 52, explains scientific theories to franchise’s movie directors Born in London, the physicist graduated in 1989 and moved to California in 2003 The university professor has worked on Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Endgame He … Read more