This French well expels more than 300 liters of water per second and no one has yet managed to find its origin

Fosse Dionne is a karst spring (a karst is an irregular limestone region with sinkholes, underground streams and caverns) that spews out an average of 311 liters of water per second, which is an unusually high discharge, although the speed with the that sprouts from the ground varies from season to season. The Celts considered … Read more

We need supercomputing more than ever if we really want to understand how the brain works

The human brain contains about 86 billion neurons that form trillions of points of contact. Imaging a whole brain at cellular resolutions produces data in the range of several petabytes. Electron microscopy of the whole brain would amount to more than one exabyte of data . Understanding the brain in all its complexity requires knowledge … Read more