Science

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How Big Is The Observable Universe?

How Big Is The Observable Universe?

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The universe we inhabit is an awe-inspiring place. Pondering on our place in the thing we call everything there is soon confronts us with questions that require some mental gymnastics to come up with something ...
Your Incredible Supernova Origin

Your Incredible Supernova Origin

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It's true that we often turn to stories, based on true events or completely made up, for inspiration. A good story can make us become one with the protagonist and experience their world through their ...
Forest Through The Trees

Forest Through The Trees

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If you've ever read anything by my hand, you'll know that, whatever the subject, I usually like to not focus too much on small details; I usually go straight for the Big Picture of things, ...
Motherhood Evolved

Motherhood Evolved

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A female snake, frog or salamander doesn't care for her offspring; she just lays her eggs and goes on her way. She might even see some predator eating her eggs and just sit there as ...
Feynman's One Dollar Patent

Feynman’s One Dollar Patent

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Have you seen the movie "Trading Places" with Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd? In it Murphy starts as a poor street-smart hustler, Billy Ray Valentine, and Aykroyd as Louis Winthorpe III, a millionaire protégé of ...
Knowing Versus Understanding

Knowing Versus Understanding

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It's good to know things; if we didn't know how to read or write, our little meeting here wouldn't have been able at all, dear reader. It's important to know things, to know the alphabet ...
Flat Out Wrong

Flat Out Wrong

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I'm all for keeping an open mind on almost any subject. Almost any subject; some moral judgments are sacred in my mind, inseparably attached to my sense of right and wrong, as it is for ...
Mandelbrot Set Explanation

Mandelbrot Set Explanation

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Life is wonderful and it is complex. So complex even that we have no idea how it came about, nor do we have a universally agreed upon definition for it. What we observe however is ...
A Piece Of The Pie

A Piece Of The Pie

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We all want a piece of the pie. "A piece of the pie" is used to indicate a share of something that is to be divided up, like in the example from the Cambridge English ...
The Great Attractor

The Great Attractor

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What we've been able to discover about our place in the universe is nothing short of astounding. We've gone from the then completely understandable notion of us living on a stationary flat plane in the ...
The Joy Of Not Knowing

The Joy Of Not Knowing

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Science and technology advance in such great speeds that it's sometimes easy to forget that there's so much that we don't understand yet. And you might be surprised to learn that many of those unknowns ...
23 Billion Chickens...

23 Billion Chickens…

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This number took me by surprise: at any given moment there are 23 billion chickens alive on the planet, and we humans eat 65 billion of them each year. Chicken truly is the rich world's ...
Compressed Glassy Carbon: A New and Magical Material

Compressed Glassy Carbon: A New and Magical Material

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If we make a monoatomic layer of carbon atoms we get a material with incredible properties called Graphene, it possess remarkable thermal, optical, mechanical and electronic properties, and has found application in many different fields, ...
Center Of The Universe

Center Of The Universe

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The center of my private universe right now is my girlfriend, and she needed my help today; we wrote a long letter to anyone concerned about her and many of her colleagues losing their jobs ...
New results from genetic engineering, A first step to defeat blindness.

New results from genetic engineering, A first step to defeat blindness.

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What was recently discovered by a group of researchers from the University of Berkeley in California is an important step in the treatment of various forms of hereditary blindness such as Retinitis Pigmentosa or Macular ...
Hunter Gatherer Science

Hunter Gatherer Science

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Before we learned about farming and started settling down in villages and cities, before the "sapiens" variant of our species walked the earth, we survived as hunter gatherers for hundreds of thousands of years. source: ...
Miracles Happen Every Day

Miracles Happen Every Day

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It's a miracle that you're reading this. You and I have been in the making for 14 billion years. Plus 51 years in my particular case. We are but two of the almost 8 billion ...
Existence of life on Mars

Existence of life on Mars

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Many groups such as National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA), elongated Musk and Mars-one are planning to bring the first people ever to mars around the year 2040. A return to the moon is anticipated within ...
We Created Plastic. We can't do without it. Now, We're Dying in it: A Study of how Degrading Plastic Emits Greenhouse Gases

We Created Plastic. We can’t do without it. Now, We’re Dying in it: A Study of how Degrading Plastic Emits Greenhouse Gases

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We will be talking about the recent study of how degrading plastic produces greenhouse gases, as it was published in PLOS ONE titled "Production of methane and ethylene from plastic in the environment." Recently, The ...
There you go again crying over the onions. Is there any way to stop it?

There you go again crying over the onions. Is there any way to stop it?

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Almost all of us must have been in that familar situation. The situation of feeling tingles and the situation of having stinging eyes followed by tears. Why on earth would the unassuming onion, a very ...
Can You Guess What This Little Satellite Creature Thingie Will Grow To Be?

Can You Guess What This Little Satellite Creature Thingie Will Grow To Be?

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Greetings my fellow trybers! Today I have another quick, fun and educative quiz for you! I am gonna show you a tiny "baby" animal and you will try to guess what it is! As always, ...
Sister Mary Kenneth Keller. The woman who used math to talk to God.

Sister Mary Kenneth Keller. The woman who used math to talk to God.

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This woman was born in Cleveland in 1913, who, alongside her religious vocation, will cultivate her great passion for computers and develop her expertise in the field of computer science. Mary Kenneth Keller at the ...
A mother's neglected love

A mother’s neglected love

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Friend! Have you ever seen the closest people when they fell asleep? Source Watch mom! his skin began to wrinkle and hands that used to caress you when the baby was now rough because of ...
Why Is Nicotine Addictive!

Why Is Nicotine Addictive!

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Non-Smoker: Smoking injurious to health Smoker: Sure Non-Smoker: So why do it? Smoker: You have to do it to understand it... True, but we can still always torture ourselves with more reasons! A few months ...
Diamonds is Not the Hardest Thing on Earth - Let's Knowing Wurtzite Boron Nitride

Diamonds is Not the Hardest Thing on Earth – Let’s Knowing Wurtzite Boron Nitride

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Maybe, one of the questions that we have in mind when we know that diamonds are the only densest and hardest object on earth, is there anything else? Which is harder?! If you have a ...
Dedicated Intellectualism in Campus

Dedicated Intellectualism in Campus

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Dr. Muhammad Daud Nurdin is a lecturer in Electrical Engineering at Malikussaleh University. The first appearance when he saw it was very humble and simple. David has pioneered a career as a teaching staff since ...
CERN, the world’s biggest experiment

CERN, the world’s biggest experiment

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When you are working towards a degree in physics or engineering, one of the most exciting places in the world to do an internship, PhD or postdoc is without a doubt the CERN in Geneva, ...
What is the Geotechnics of Engineering, and why is it extremely important for substructure?

What is the Geotechnics of Engineering, and why is it extremely important for substructure?

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Greetings, I thank God for life. Thanks to all of you for always reading, rating and commenting on my posts. Have you heard of a very tall sinking tower in San Francisco ? Well, it's ...
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