Why do leap years exist?

02/03/17| Physics curiositiesUncategorized

Every four years we have a year with 366 days, called leap year, which was created in order to adjust the annual calendar to the Earth’s translation movement. In the leap year, the month of February has 29 days, instead of 28, as in other years. Whay does it happen? The year is the time […]

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Neuromorphic Computer: The contribution of a Brazilian

09/10/17| Experimental physicsPhysics curiosities

Do you know Neuromorphic technology? This new computing platform integrates physics, math, computing and neuroscience to create computers inspired by the human brain, simulating artificial synapses that surpass the world’s fastest supercomputers! The world’s fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight, performs more calculations per second than a human brain, but consumes about 800.00 times more energy. […]

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