Rafael de Leon

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If parallel universes exist, here's how we could actually find the evidence

Every few seconds, the spin direction of a random particle in the room is measured. If the particle is spinning one direction then the gun goes off and the physicist dies. If the particle is spinning in the opposite direction, there's just a clicking sound and the physicist survives.<p>She has a 50/50 …

Star Wars School: 9 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About the Millennium Falcon

Exploring the lesser known history of the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy…<p>Welcome to Star Wars School, where we delve into the past, present and …

Instant Expert: The Quantum World

Fascinated by quantum physics and want to find out more? Six leading experts in the field will guide you through this intriguing and often bizarre …

Physicists Prove Einstein Wrong With 'Spooky' Quantum Experiment

Quantum mechanics is one of the best-tested theories in science, and it's one of the few where physicists get to do experiments proving that Einstein was wrong.<p>That's what a team at Griffith University and the University of Tokyo in Japan did this week, showing that a weird phenomenon — in which …

Quantum physics theory is easier to understand than you think

Wrapping your head around quantum physics is tricky, no matter how well-educated you are -- if it were easy, there wouldn't be problems making quantum computers. However, researchers at the National University of Singapore believe they've found a way to make things simpler. They've determined that …

The Best User Interfaces Of 2014

In terms of smartphones and tablet interfaces, Google may have stolen 2014 with their landmark Material Design philosophy. But outside of that space, things are about to get weird. Really weird.<p>We sit on the precipice of a war for your face, in which companies like Facebook, Samsung, and Sony are …

Video: Watch Bill Nye explain evolution with emoji in just 2 minutes

Although the theory of evolution is widely accepted within the scientific community, it still faces some resistance from religious fundamentalists …

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer

Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal.<p>Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently reminded us, our species is the first – by our free will – to remove itself from the process of …

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65 Quotes That Will Dare You to Do Great Things

If we are to do great things we must always be motivated to take bold risks. If you're feeling timid or uncertain, find the inspiration to do what you are meant to do<p>At some point in life we're all faced with a decision of whether to take a risk. Whether it's leaving a miserable job, moving to a …

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The Best Mobile Games of 2014 (According to Gamezebo's Readers) - Gamezebo

As the year comes to a close, we’ve spent a fair bit of time looking back to think about the games that really wowed us. Pretty soon we’ll be turning …

New 'Virtual Laboratory' will change how we approach material chemistry

UCL scientists have constructed a computer model that predicts the useful, physical properties of clay composites from their atomic make-up. Roger Highfield discusses the pratical applications of this advance<p>When the great theoretician Paul Dirac claimed in 1929 that the mathematical theory of the …