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An unsettling picture of a US physicist cheerfully holding the 'Fat Man' atomic bomb's core

Fat Man was the second nuclear weapon to be deployed in combat after the US dropped a 5-ton atomic bomb, called "Little Boy," on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.<p>Agnew, who became the third director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, flew in a plane alongside the Enola Gay and took the only footage of the …

Using the internet can be seen as a trade-off: privacy for freedom. But the insidious and widespread invasion of that privacy by a security state is something different altogether<p>Here’s a simple fact about life as we live it now: the objects we carry let us know more about the world than ever, …

Privacy

Dante and the Eternal Quest for Nonreligious Divinity: Physicist Margaret Wertheim on Science and God

“I believe that there is a love that moves the sun and the other stars.”<p>Centuries after Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, contemplated the relationship between science and religion, and decades after Carl Sagan did the same in his exquisite <i>Varieties of Scientific Experience</i>, …

Mind-boggling images from 25 years of the Hubble Telescope

NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope, 25 years ago this week, on April 24, 1990. The $2.5 billion project has transformed the way the public and …

Economic stagnation is here to stay

In the past decade, Canada experienced its lowest run of economic growth since the 1930s. Gross domestic product grew at an average of only 1.9 per cent a year.<p>In interviews, many economists said they expect the gloomy trend, despite a jump to 2.4 per cent last year, to continue. They see the …

Two California women break away from tour group to scratch their initials into ancient amphitheatre, where defacing walls is strictly forbidden<p>Tourists are once again getting into trouble in Italy, with two American women caught carving their names into Rome’s Colosseum.<p>The Californians, aged 21 …

Italy

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

Emotional Intelligence

Great white shark secrets revealed by tracking 'Lydia's' tweets

Lydia has her own Twitter account and a dorsal fin tracker that over the last two years has given scientists and the public first ever details about …