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A radical explanation about visiting other universes — ESIST

Video via Tech Insider There are many different ways a multiverse might exist. Columbia University physicist and leading string field theorist Brian Greene explains how we might visit another universe. Greene is the co-founder of the World Science Festival, which … Continue reading

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Could hunters help bring back the woolly mammoth from extinction? — ideas.ted.com

TED science curator David Biello explores the odd couple behind the de-extinction movement — scientists and hunters — and what this says about our ambivalent attitude towards animals via Could hunters help bring back the woolly mammoth from extinction? — ideas.ted.com

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“The Patent That Could Destroy Monsanto And Change The World…” — Eureka King Inc.| Resource

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From Playing The Piano to Algorithms You Can Trust – Dr. Leif Singer

A few days ago, my piano teacher recommended a book to me: Play It Again: An Amateur Against The Impossible by Alan Rusbridger, formerly editor-in-chief of The Guardian. I devoured it within three … Source: From Playing The Piano to Algorithms … Continue reading

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083 – Idiot Brain – Dean Burnett — You Are Not So Smart

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F279776641&visual=true&color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false In this episode we interview Dean Burnett, author of Idiot Brain: What Your Brain is Really Up To. Burnett’s book is a guide to the neuroscience behind the things that our amazing brains do poorly. via 083 – Idiot Brain … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures: NASA’s African-American Computers — Margot Lee Shetterly: Research. Write. Repeat.

You’ve heard the names John Glenn, Alan Shepard and Neil Armstrong. What about Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, Dorothy Vaughan, Kathryn Peddrew, Sue Wilder, Eunice Smith or Barbara Holley? Most Americans have no idea that from the 1940s through the 1960s, … Continue reading

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Physicists Go Hunting for Consciousness | RealClearScience

Renowned physicist Edward Witten recently suggested that consciousness might forever remain a mystery. But his words haven’t discouraged other physicists from trying to unravel it. Yes, physicists. In the past, consciousness was almost entirely relegated to the musings of philosophers; it was … Continue reading

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Tomatoes talk, birch trees learn – do plants have dignity? | Florianne Koechlin | TEDxZurich

Plants are not passive, senseless objects. They use the language of fragrances to communicate above and below ground and engage in lively relationships with their environment and peers. Not only do they support relatives, harass strangers, make alliances, they also … Continue reading

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A Purple Cuttlefish with Comically Giant Googly Eyes Spotted on the Ocean Floor | Colossal

Nope, it’s not a rare Pokemon or even a plastic toy. Behold the Rossia pacifica or stubby squid, an altogether ridiculous looking relative to the cuttlefish that was recently spotted by the E/V Nautilus off the coast of California at … Continue reading

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