Decentralised networks are naturally robust against certain types of attack. Now one mathematician says advanced geometry shows how to make them even more robust.
Airships can patrol the upper atmosphere, monitoring the ground or peering at the stars for a fraction of a cost of satellites, according to a new report. All that’s needed is a prize to kick-start innovation.
At Mobile World Congress, a preview of a central way to manage washing machines, parking meters, and glucose sensors.
Our cosmos was “bruised” in collisions with other universes. Now astronomers have found the first evidence of these impacts in the cosmic microwave background.
A quantum internet capable of sending perfectly secure messages has been running at Los Alamos National Labs for the last two and a half years, say researchers
Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the “filter bubble” that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.
To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists
Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.