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We may never have our flying cars, but the future is here. From creating fully functioning artificial leaves to hacking the human brain, science made a lot of breakthroughs this
MinutePhysics answers an age old question with the help of physics
The universe can be a very strange place. While groundbreaking ideas such as quantum theory, relativity, and even the Earth going around the Sun might be commonly accepted now, science still continues to show that the universe contains things you mig...
In this demonstration from 1983, professor Eric Laithwaite shows how a relatively heavy wheel will become virtually weightless if it's rotat
First, you need to find something that contains DNA. Since DNA is the blueprint for life, everything living contains DNA. For this experiment, we like to use green split peas. But there are lots of other DNA sources too, such as:
If you place 32 metronomes on a static object and set them rocking out of phase with one another, they will remain that way indefinitely. Place them on a moveable surface, however, and something very interesting (and very mesmerizing) happens.
Built in Greece at around 100 BCE, the Antikythera Mechanism is the oldest known scientific computer. It was lost for 2000 years, but recovered from a shipwreck in 1901. In 2010, we built a fully-functional replica out of Lego.
TED Talks The suits, numbers and colors in a deck of cards correspond to the seasons, moon cycles and calendar. Marco Tempest straps on augmented reality goggles and does a card trick like you've never seen before, weaving a lyrical tale as he deals....
10. The Darkest Substance Known to Man What do you get when you stack carbon nanotubes on their ends and sandwich them together? A material that absorbs
PACTISS.org - Philosophers and Critical Thinkers in Senior Schools. An excellent analogy describing the nature of science (both strengths and weaknesses). Wh...
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Two of science's luminaries converse on the beauty of science. Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and host of NOVA and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins will explore the wonders of the Cosmos and of Life, its origins, its inspirations, and why ...
When it comes to science and outer space, Neil deGrasse Tyson is probably the most interesting person on the planet.
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