Gaurav Thakur

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Cyborgs Aren’t Just for Sci-Fi Anymore

From <i>The Six Million Dollar Man</i> to <i>Inspector Gadget</i> to <i>Robocop</i>, humans with bionic body parts have become commonplace in fiction. In the real world, we …

Singularity

The 5 Universal Steps of Falling in Love

Falling in love is passion—irrational, uncontrolled, wild. That falling in love could follow a logical path seems impossible. Yet Hetty Rombouts, a …

Why Successful People Know Being Wrong Is Often the Right Thing To Do

Sometimes being right can cost you everything.<p>There are times that for the sake of your business you may have to eat crow. It is one of the hardest parts of relationships, but it can be critical to maintaining the peace.<p>Have you ever been in a situation with a client where you knew you were right …

Success

A Giant Galaxy Orbiting Our Own Just Appeared Out of Nowhere

Researchers scanning the skies just got a big surprise. They spotted a humongous galaxy orbiting our own, where none had been seen before. It …

University of Cambridge

Dark Matter Dwarf Galaxy Found Hidden in Spacetime Warp

There are few things that get us more excited than the mysteries of dark matter and the warping of spacetime, but when you have both wrapped into a …

How we could build an invisibility cloak to hide the Earth from an alien civilization

It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of "Star Trek" than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.<p>Of course we've been leaking our own position to distant stars via radio and television signals for six decades now, …

The History of the Universe Is Written on the Ocean Floor

Sediments from the bottom of the sea preserve a record of exploding stars—including some that may have changed Earth’s climate, and led to the rise of humans.<p>About 2 million years ago, a star roughly 325 light years away from our sun—pretty close, as cosmic things go—gave up the ghost. Its fuel …

New 'Time Slice' Theory Suggests You're Not as Conscious as You Think You Are

Our conscious perception of the world feels like a continuous and uninterrupted flow, but a new study suggests that it’s actually more like the …

Consciousness