Work has begun on a 60 megawatt floating solar network, with two solar farms scheduled to be operational by April 2015. (via ScienceAlert)
Put together for the Longitude Prize, a £10 million prize fund for the development of a cheap, accurate, and easy to use bacterial infection test kit in order to help reduce the growing rate of antibiotic resistance. (via Compound Interest)
Interestingly, the this was non-type-specific tea. Also, although coffee drinkers had higher mortality, this was mostly due to lifestyle choices of coffee drinkers (especially smoking). Props to the article for considering the same lifestyle effect is probably true for the tea drinkers. (via ScienceAlert - Timeline Photos)
Benzene Derivatives. Useful to understand these building blocks in organic chemistry. (via Compound Interest)
The world’s most powerful exploration rocket—the Space Launch System (SLS)—will be ready for its first test launch by November 2018, NASA officials have announced. The SLS is designed to take humans further into deep space than ever before.
(via The New Yorker)
Reddit AMA of Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute (via Why I believe we’ll find aliens – leading expert on search for intelligent extra-terrestrial life)