experiment

  • Mailround goes electronic as Finland tries scanning its post

    Mailround goes electronic as Finland tries scanning its post

    Would you like to read the regular postal mail that comes through your letterbox on a PC, e-reader or mobile over breakfast? Then move to Finland. Within two weeks, the state-owned national mail enterprise, Itella, will begin opening, scanning and distributing letters electronically to some Finnish households and companies. Yes, you read that right. Postal workers will be opening your… Read More

  • German researchers debunk ball lightning myth

    German researchers debunk ball lightning myth

    The existence of ball lightnings as atmospheric phenomena is still a controversial topic among meteorologists, with many scientists even calling them a hoax. Now plasma physicists from Humboldt University in Berlin seem to have developed a way to artificially create these objects in a laboratory environment. The main findings: Ball lightnings are very simple phenomena and, contrary to… Read More