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Why It’s A Lot Harder To Spill Beer Than Coffee

Why It’s A Lot Harder To Spill Beer Than Coffee

I think it’s well known that beer is one of mankind’s greatest inventions. But aside from the perfect taste, and ability to make in-laws seem magically more tolerable, it turns out that beer also has its very own built-in anti-spill mechanism.

Engineers Solve 80-Year-Old Computer Modelling Puzzle

Engineers Solve 80-Year-Old Computer Modelling Puzzle

A quantum physics breakthrough that can predict the kinetic energy of electrons in simple metals – and semiconductors – will enable computers to simulate the behaviour of new materials up to 100,000 times faster than they currently can. That’s huge.