Monthly Archives: April 2015

Stephen Hawking sings ‘Galaxy Song’

The tune was written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, and was featured in the movie ‘The Meaning of Life.’

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Поехали!

Today we mark the international day of cosmonautics and aviation and 54 years since Yuri Gagarin first traveled into space. On 12th April 1961, the Vostok 3KA (Vostok 1) spacecraft with Gagarin aboard was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome. Gagarin thus … Continue reading

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Evolution

JUST A THEORY? “Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the Earth goes round the Sun.” – Richard Dawkins There is a great misconception that has been running through the minds … Continue reading

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What is a Scientific Theory?

The meaning of the word ‘theory’ can vary depending on whom you ask. In everyday use, the word simply means a hunch or a guess. In science, however, a theory is a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world … Continue reading

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BIG BANG theory

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE The universe began with an unimaginably enormous density and temperature – a singularity, which then started inflating over the next 13.8 billion years to what we now know to be the cosmos. When the universe … Continue reading

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The Scientific Method

The scientific method is a process for experimentation that is used to explore observations and answer questions. Scientists use the scientific method to search for cause and effect relationships in nature. In other words, they design an experiment so that … Continue reading

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In the beginning, man created God…

There is an old saying, that a man who has no idea where he’s going goes farther than he ever thinks he will. We are stuck with this. And in the absence of knowledge we can only hope that this … Continue reading

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