KiW
KiW
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The Earth is over 4 billion years old, but land animals have only existed on our planet for the past 500 million years. Why didn’t animal life on land emerge sooner? And why did it emerge …
The Earth is over 4 billion years old, but land animals have only existed on our planet for the past 500 million …
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Could there be a theory that describes all of the fundamental laws of nature, a Theory of Everything? Einstein thought so but he never managed to prove it. Mathematical physicist Yang-Hui He guides us through …
Could there be a theory that describes all of the fundamental laws of nature, a Theory of Everything? Einstein thought …
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We might think that exploring Antarctica, one of the most inhospitable regions of the world, is something that has no relevance to us or future generations. According to Martin Siegert, we couldn’t be more …
We might think that exploring Antarctica, one of the most inhospitable regions of the world, is something that has no …
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It has been suggested that all of the world’s languages, from English and Italian to Mandarin and Hindi, share the same basic principles. But do they really? The linguist Vieri Samek-Lodovici explores the possibility. …
It has been suggested that all of the world’s languages, from English and Italian to Mandarin and Hindi, share …
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The search for liquid water on Jupiter’s moons could reveal a habitat suitable for life. Space physicist Mehdi Ben Slama guides us through that search. From the point of view of the universe, our …
The search for liquid water on Jupiter’s moons could reveal a habitat suitable for life. Space physicist Mehdi Ben …
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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 …
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