Bill Jeffries-White

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NASA’s Messenger Captures Terrific Mercury, Then Leaves 50-Foot Crater On The Planet

Messenger (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging), NASA’s 500 kg Mercury-orbiting spacecraft, has crashed into the closest …

Does Spacetime Emerge From Quantum Information?

Quantizing gravity is an important goal of contemporary physics, but after decades of effort it’s proven to be an extremely tough nut to crack. So …

10 Ways We're All Picturing The Ancient World Incorrectly

Thanks to countless books, movies, and trashy TV shows, most of us have a fairly firm mental image of the ancient world. Togas, feasting, …

Ancient History

How World War II shaped modern Germany

<b>In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Kirsten Ripper looks at Germany, the instigator of the conflict and a nation that would be torn in two in its aftermath.</b><p><b>German guilt for Europe’s suffering</b><p>In World War II, Germany brought …

How World War II shaped modern Britain

<b>In the latest in a series of articles on how World War II changed the countries that fought it, Mark Davis looks at Britain, which emerged from the conflict victorious but at great cost to its people and its position of power in the world.</b><p><b>The ‘Miracle’ of Dunkirk</b><p>On May 10, 1940 two things happened …

New technique has implications in determining the genetic basis of thousands of diseases

Researchers at the Babraham Institute and the Francis Crick Institute have developed and used a new technique to join the dots in the genomic puzzle. …

Crater Wall Collapsing Into Lava Lake Creates A Beautiful Explosion [Gallery]

Kablooey<p>Last week, we showed you what happens when a rock falls into a lava lake. But that only raises the question, what happens when <i>more</i> rocks fall into a lava lake? Kilauea is here to sate your curiosity.<p>The Hawaiian volcano, whose lava flows disrupted the life of a town just a few months ago, …

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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