Author Archives: pourcirm

About pourcirm

I have a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering. I'm always looking for new challenges and projects. I'm interested in science, math, art, sports, and building things.

Tevatron Shut Down

Just a short article on the coming shut down of the Tevatron Collider. It has had a pretty storied and important 28 year history and I find it sad that the United States is letting another research facility fall to … Continue reading

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Movies Made From Your Thoughts

This article was a very interesting one to me as it deals with recording from the brain. Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkeley were able to scan brain activity from subjects as they watched clips from Hollywood movie trailers. … Continue reading

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Particles Moving Faster Than Light

This is an interesting blurb article about some findings out of CERN and the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Apparently some of the measurements taken there show neutrinos moving 60 billionths of a second faster than the speed of light over … Continue reading

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The Earth From Space

I just thought this was a cool video and needed to be posted for others to see. Watch it in fullscreen and you feel like you’re in space. http://youtu.be/PdDEpC0uHWI

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3D Printers Creating Fossils

Yet another cool usage for the ever versatile 3D printer. Paleoanthropologists in the Bronx are using a 3D printer to recreate fossilized monkey skulls as new plastic models that they can work on. Using the 3D printer they can modify … Continue reading

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