The answer is probably not but some scientists are actually looking into this right now. Before we dive into floating bananas, let's first talk about anti-matter and the mysteries of the universe

Geostationary Banana Over Texas (2005) — Cesar Saez

Growing up in the ’80 one of my favourite TV shows was Star Trek, both original and next-generation since you asked. If you ever watched the show, movies or played the games, you might remember that antimatter powers the ships' warp engines. …


In N. America December is known as the battle of the holidays, Hannuka Vs. Christmas. While everyone knows about Xmas and its traditions Hannuka remains the older and more mysterious holiday. This short Hannuka FAQ will help shed some candlelight on what is called the holiday of the light.

Don't Panic

December is a popular religious holiday month (check out this calendar), almost every religion has something to celebrate or commemorate (Islamic holidays follow the Lunar calendar, therefore not every year there is an Islamic holiday in December). However, the two most popular or known holidays are Christmas and Hanukkah. During the…


COVID-19, aka the coronavirus, and the climate crisis are two of the most critical issues the human race currently face. What is the connection between these two? Could one solve the other or just make it worse? And how can we use screwworms as a case study to illustrate a possible solution. It all sounds like I am about to lay a conspiracy theory but it is all backed up by hard scientific evidence and I hope you will agree.

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At the end of 2019, the entire world was talking about the climate crisis — pictures of Greta Thunberg and…


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It is no mystery that the entire world is currently focused on the COVID-19 virus. This is the experience that will shape our generation and the one to come.

In a world of physical distancing, where the pursuit of an exit strategy dictates our next steps, one might be surprised to learn that a WWII Hungarian refugee already has the answers.

The Exit Plan Problem

When reading or listening to the experts and their suggestion for an exit plan, one might find a common thread — in order to finalize any exit plan, accurate and up-to-date data is crucial to make an informed decision…


Recently, Antarctica’s temperature reached 18.5°C, and just like in a horror movie, scientists claim that this could unleash new monsters

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I know this title may sound a little apocalyptic and hysterical but we are living in strange times, where at one side of the world an entire continent is burning while at the other side there are massive snowstorms (Australia versus east Canada).

So let me try to justify my claim. In 2015, a team of researchers from Ohio State University went to the Guliya ice cap which is located in the northwestern Tibetan Plateau to extract two ice cores. Last month, they published a detailed paper summarizing their findings. They developed an ultra-clean technique to sample those ice cores…


In April 2019 history was made, for the first time scientists were able to capture an image of a black hole. To do that they used an international network of telescopes, and a sophisticated algorithm to stitch all the pieces together. What if I would tell you the chances of similar Astronomy accomplishment are only shrinking with the rise of technological developments? You would probably say “you got it all wrong”, well the sad part is I don’t think I do.

Some Background

Let’s go back a little, In 1957 Russia launched the first satellite, Sputnik 1, and won its first big…


What do climate researchers and climate activates possibly have in common with WWII and Nazi Germany you ask? Well to explain that we need to go back to the early 1940s. In 1942 the allied forces searched for a weapon that will give them an unfair advantage and will end the war, that is how the Manhattan Project came to life. The best and the brightest in their fields were approached and a huge joint effort had begun to harness the atomic power and create a weapon. In April 1939, the German leadership also sought after harnessing atomic energy and…


A couple of years ago I wanted to buy a new TV. I did my market research, read online reviews that were done by reliable tech sites and was able to narrow it down to three manufacturers/models. The specs were similar and so was the price, but I needed to make a call so I asked my tech-savvy friend for advice and he told me “why don’t you check amazon reviews? See who has more positive reviews”. That’s a great idea I thought and that was what I did and I based my final decision on those reviews. …


Marketing is a super powerful tool, which can easily be used to influence public opinions especially if we are talking about the commercial aspects of the trade. One great example is how Orbit started about 15 years ago to advertise how chewing its gum helps to stimulate saliva production and will adjust the pH level in your mouth, the conclusion is that if you care about your mouth oral and dental health you should chew Orbit’s bubble gum. Orbit even has a webpage with videos and facts to educate the public about the benefits and the science behind its chewing…


We are extremely blessed, but also cursed to live in today’s world. Blessed because we can enjoy the benefits of the modern world, reach almost every corner of the globe, call or text friends from everywhere to anywhere without even thinking about it, 3D print things including body parts, and we are living in the middle of the autonomous vehicles and AI revolution. But unfortunately, there is always a darker side. The fact that everyone can write, record and broadcast what he wants (just as I am doing right now) on so many platforms led to the age of fake…

Tomer Noyhouzer, Ph.D.

Serial Entrepreneur, Chemistry Ph.D. and Technology addict who is fascinated with the way people are making decisions and rationalizing their behavior.

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