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How Geometry Can Help Visualize Space and Time

PBS Space Time host Matt O’Dowd demonstrates how geometry can help visualize space and time, and also explains how causality, distance, and time are …

Reality Is Not What It Seems by Carlo Rovelli review – physics versus certainty

The author of the million-selling Seven Brief Lessons on Physics rails against Richard Dawkins and the science-arts split<p>Carlo Rovelli’s slim poetic meditation <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics</i> managed to clarify the troubling uncertainties of Einsteinian relativity, quantum theory and other physical …

The dissociation between command following and communication in disorders of consciousness: an fMRI study in healthy subjects

Abstract<p>Neuroimaging studies have identified a subgroup of patients with a Disorder of Consciousness (DOC) who, while being behaviorally …

The Measurement Problem

What finally decides whether the cat is alive or dead is our observation. After 53 minutes we open the box and observe, that is, "measure," the life …

Quantum Theory

Bike Towards The Future With These AR Cycling Glasses

Raptor are augmented reality glasses for hardcore cyclists.

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

40 Minutes of Lucid Dreaming

There was a time a few years back when I couldn’t sleep more than four hours a night. I would stay up thinking about work and relationships and …

San Andreas Fault