[Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the
Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid
I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who
compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or a...
Travel should transform. Choose your destination wisely, and then the voyage itself, the people you meet, the foods you sample, and the experiences you have will mean you've arrived in a whole new place—physically, spiritually, philosophically.
Until now, the "Paul is Dead" mystery that exploded worldwide in 1969 was considered a hoax. However, in this film, the mysterious voice on the tapes reveals a secret Beatles history, chronicling McCartney's fatal accident, the cover up, dozens of u...
Today, most of us lie and dissemble. We tell white lies and, on occasion, total whoppers. Most of us lie many times in the course of a day, whether to friends, family, colleagues or - as necessity or convenience dictates - to total strange...
After more than two decades of drilling in Antarctica, Russian scientists have reached a gigantic freshwater lake hidden under miles of ice for some 20 million years - a pristine body of water that may hold life from the distant past and clues to the...
Motion Mountain is
a free and entertaining physics textbook - 6
volumes with more than 2000 pages - for young students, teachers and anybody
interested in physics. The text, guaranteed to be fascinating, surprising and
challenging on every page, is...
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illustrating Physics content. This page provides access to those animations
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IN 1999, legendary theoretical physicist Hans Bethe
delivered three lectures on quantum theory to his
neighbors at the Kendal of Ithaca retirement community
(near Cornell University). Given by Professor Bethe at age
Users of Swedish piracy utopia The Pirate Bay have reason to be nervous, post-Megaupload. It's survived everything companies and cops have thrown its way, but you never know—so download this archive of every single torrent from The Bay. Pirate Bay us...
Samantha Garvey and her family had been homeless for months before she became a finalist in Intel's Science Talent Search. Now, she's a White House honoree, has appeared on Ellen and Today, and has a roof over her head.
I really want the meme on the right to go away. The whole thing suggests we're okay with what's happening and likely to happen to the kids that this meme represents. It goes beyond racism; it's pathological.