Category Archives: Science & Astronomy

Wanderers by Erik Wernquist

Here we are inhabiting about 3/10 of a fragile little speck of dust. Suspended in a universe of such enormous scale that we might not be around for long enough to explore even 0.00001% of it. But it is an … Continue reading

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A.I. Arms Race

Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk are famous for their mistrust of artificial intelligence. The two, along with a group of equally concerned scientists and engineers, have released an open letter calling for the prevention of an autonomous robotic army, warning of … Continue reading

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Vaccines DO NOT Cause Autism

I usually don’t deal with nonsense like this but it is worth talking about it at least once. And rather than talking, I decided to share a video.

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Countdown to Pluto Encounter

In less than 24 hours we will finally make contact with Pluto. Follow the countdown here.

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The “Pillars of Creation” – Gone With the Blastwave

The iconic image taken by the Hubble telescope might be just the remaining shadow of the past. The ‘Pillars of Creation’ which lived in the Eagle Nebula are most likely gone now. The Pillars are 7,000 light-years away from Earth, which … Continue reading

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Near Death

Near-death experiences are some of the most fascinating phenomena that happen inside the brain. While most people consider this to be a sign of the afterlife, the scientific explanation might be the filter they need to actually understand what’s going … Continue reading

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The Higgs Boson

Particle physics helps us to understand our world at the deepest level. This video is a simple explanation of the Higgs boson and Higgs field and why it’s so important for us to find them.

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