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One of the more popular beliefs about our universe and our existence within it is what is known as the Simulation hypothesis. Essentially, it is the belief that everything we see, everything we touch, and …
One of the more popular beliefs about our universe and our existence within it is what is known as the …
by B.J. Murphy — filed to Tech
A small dot on an old piece of birch bark marks one of the biggest events in the history of mathematics. The bark is actually part of an ancient Indian mathematical document known as the …
A small dot on an old piece of birch bark marks one of the biggest events in the history of …
by Ittay Weiss — filed to The Lab
In 370 BC, Socrates worried about what new technology was doing to young peoples’ brains. As younger scholars moved from oral arguments to written ones, Socrates argued against writing, which he felt would “create forgetfulness …
In 370 BC, Socrates worried about what new technology was doing to young peoples’ brains. As younger scholars moved from …
by Kieran Yates — filed to Tech
During almost four years of observing the cosmos, the Herschel Space Observatory traced out the presence of water. With its unprecedented sensitivity and spectral resolution at key wavelengths, Herschel revealed this crucial molecule in star-forming …
During almost four years of observing the cosmos, the Herschel Space Observatory traced out the presence of water. With its …
by European Space Agency — filed to Zero-G
In Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective novel A Study in Scarlet (1887) we learn that Sherlock Holmes used the most effective memory system known: a memory palace. Although imagined memory palaces are still used by memory …
In Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective novel A Study in Scarlet (1887) we learn that Sherlock Holmes used the most effective …
by Lynne Kelly — filed to The Lab · Life
For some of us: ‘Come Together’ is merely the opening track on the famous Beatles album Abbey Road. However, didn’t you ever wonder why humanity doesn’t come together to solve at least some of its …
For some of us: ‘Come Together’ is merely the opening track on the famous Beatles album Abbey Road. However, didn’t …
by Pionic Staff — filed to Zero-G · Tech
Radio astronomy is undergoing a major boost, with new technology gathering data on objects in our universe faster than astronomers can analyse.But once that data is scrutinised it could lead to some amazing new discoveries, …
Radio astronomy is undergoing a major boost, with new technology gathering data on objects in our universe faster than astronomers …
by Ray Norris — filed to Zero-G
A couple of days ago, in a somewhat-obscure corner of Reddit, a little community posted the news. The day they had been waiting for, for more than three years, had arrived. Jibo was about to …
A couple of days ago, in a somewhat-obscure corner of Reddit, a little community posted the news. The day they …
by Thomas Hornigold — filed to Tech
Artist Antony Gibbon is definitely in our personal hall of fame of treehouses. Over the last couple of years, he literally infected many people with his passion for natural design that’s blending beautifully into nature. …
Artist Antony Gibbon is definitely in our personal hall of fame of treehouses. Over the last couple of years, he …
by Pionic Staff — filed to Reflections
The extraordinary complexity of life has puzzled scientists for a long time. But underneath the apparent randomness of life lies a deeply rooted order at the quantum scale. Geneticist Johnjoe McFadden takes us to the …
The extraordinary complexity of life has puzzled scientists for a long time. But underneath the apparent randomness of life lies …
by Johnjoe McFadden — filed to The Lab
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