Saturday, January 5, 2013

This Electrified Brain Is Made of Thousands and Thousands of Drops of Solder

The brain is all about connections. Little jolts of electricity jumping from between thousands of interconnected neurons to send a message. It's a crazy house up there. This brain is sort of the same way, made with hardly anything but thousands of drops of solder—metal neurons, if you will—and coursing with the energy to light up an LED. Sure, that's not quite the same as thinking, but it's still pretty cool. More »



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