Google scientists say they have used a special "quantum computer" to complete a calculation that would take the fastest computers in the world up to 10,000 years to solve. It took Google's computer 200 seconds.
Published in October 2019
In the last week, election results have been announced in several countries around the world. Today, NFK looks at how things turned out in Argentina, Mozambique, and Botswana.
What's a good way to lower your stress level? Well, if you're a rat, one possible method is to drive around in a little car in hopes of getting pieces of sweet breakfast cereal.
At a time when governments around the world are working to cut pollution and take action on the climate crisis, US President Donald Trump seems to be pushing hard in the opposite direction.
News Roundup: Wildfires, Rolling Lighthouses, and Other News
In today's news roundup, California struggles to control wildfires in strong winds, Israel's Benny Gantz gets a chance to form a government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails, and a famous Danish lighthouse is rolled to a new spot.
News Roundup: Blacked-Out Papers, New Emperors, and Loud Birds
In today's news roundup, Australia's newspapers black out their front pages in protest, Japan's Emperor Naruhito takes the throne, and scientists get an earful from the world's loudest bird.
In recent months, protests around the world have been in the news almost constantly. There are protests in Europe, Africa, Asia, North and South America, and the Middle East. Though each protest is different, there are similarities.
Saharan silver ants are the world's fastest ant. Scientists from the University of Ulm in Germany recently studied these amazing insects to learn how they're able to move so fast.
Canada's election resulted in a narrow win for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party. In Bolivia, a sudden change in election results has set off protests and accusations of cheating.
Teachers in Chicago's public schools have been on strike since last Thursday. The teachers stopped work in an effort to improve their pay and get more support for students at school.
Calls for Talks as Catalonia Protests Turn Violent
Catalonia, Spain has been rocked by protests and violence over the last week. The protests started after a court announced jail terms for Catalan leaders who led an independence vote two years ago.