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Dutch string theorist Dr. Erik Verlinde insists on saying gravity doesn’t exist. The good professor clearly does not believe that if he stops holding onto his briefcase, it will do anything other than fall. …
Dutch string theorist Dr. Erik Verlinde insists on saying gravity doesn’t exist. The good professor clearly does not believe …
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SpaceX is still finalizing its report on September’s launchpad explosion, and has already lost one large contract due to the delay in its launch schedule. Now, the private space firm founded by Elon Musk …
SpaceX is still finalizing its report on September’s launchpad explosion, and has already lost one large contract due to …
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If you thought Fukushima headlines were finally on their way out, think again. This past week, 30 years after the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, Ukrainian authorities announced the successful entombment of the damaged reactor — again. The …
If you thought Fukushima headlines were finally on their way out, think again. This past week, 30 years after the nuclear …
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It was decades ago when science fiction great Isaac Asimov imagined a world in which robots were commonplace. This was long before even the most rudimentary artificial intelligence existed, so Asimov created a basic framework …
It was decades ago when science fiction great Isaac Asimov imagined a world in which robots were commonplace. This was …
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Last month, a 300-foot deep sinkhole opened up at a phosphate plant in Mulberry, Florida. The sinkhole, which measures some 45 feet in diameter, poured 215 million gallons of wastewater directly into a major Florida aquifer. But …
Last month, a 300-foot deep sinkhole opened up at a phosphate plant in Mulberry, Florida. The sinkhole, which measures some 45 …
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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has run into an unanticipated problem — it’s running out of disk space. “This year the LHC is stable and reliable,” says Jorg Wenninger, head of operations at the LHC. “…
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has run into an unanticipated problem — it’s running out of disk space. “This year …
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In January of 1900, deep divers off the coast of a Greek island took shelter from a storm, and found a two-thousand-year-old shipwreck strewn with bones, loot, and a mysterious artifact, half-buried in the sand. Now …
In January of 1900, deep divers off the coast of a Greek island took shelter from a storm, and found a …
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According to a report just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a delegation from the Sugar Research Foundation paid off Harvard scientists to produce reports that falsely downplayed the role of sugar …
According to a report just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a delegation from the Sugar Research …
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Everybody’s got an opinion on which Star Trek is the best Star Trek. Say what you will about DS9 and Voyager, say what you will about the new movies — what even is red matter, …
Everybody’s got an opinion on which Star Trek is the best Star Trek. Say what you will about DS9 …
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A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science claims to have found alarmingly high levels of pollution-derived magnetic nanoparticles in the brains of urban study participants, leading to renewed worry …
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science claims to have found alarmingly high levels …
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