Video: Instead of watching the fireworks this New Year's Eve, might I suggest an alternative plan that will probably be much more fun (if you're in the right mind space): Watch this turning machine shape a metal rod into a funky wave. Just watch it for the rest of 2016. Maybe watch it for all of 2017 too.
I'm Totally Getting Hypnotised By This Turning Machine
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If you want to send something deep, deep into space, it's impractical to load it up with lots of heavy propellant. Scientists with their eyes on long-distance space travel have contemplated thrusters that wouldn't need any propellant at all. The EmDrive, a copper cone that would supposedly push forward on the vacuum of space without any propellant, is one such idea — unfortunately, it's probably another dead end.