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Scientist Claims the 'Quantum Enigma' May Necessitate Free Will, Make Telepathy Possible

Many great minds, from philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche to theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking have argued that free will does not exist, that it is …

Quantum Physics

In the quantum world, the future affects the past

By Diana Lutz<p>An experiment shows that hindsight and foresight together more accurately “predict” a quantum system’s state than foresight alone.<p>We’re …

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

(Phys.org) —The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of …

Veerle's Blog

A meticulously curated place of repose, a wellspring of inspiration<p>Nurture your creativity! Please sit back and soak in all the design goodness I …

The Quantum Experiment That Simulates A Time Machine

Physicists have simulated a photon interacting with an older version of itself in an experiment that could help reconcile quantum mechanics and …

Quantum Physics

Still Taking Aim at Eric Metaxas, the Media Underestimate the Degree to which Physicists See Evidence for Intelligent Design

Though it appeared on Christmas Day, Eric Metaxas’s article in the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> continues to attract denunciations. What’s the big deal? …

Physics

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Fascinating Chart is a History of Books that Predict the Future

It's often said that art imitates life. But, if the infographic <i>Prediction or Influence? A History of Books that Forecast the Future</i> is any indication, it could certainly be the opposite. The UK-based company Printer Inks compiled a list of books ranging from 1735 to 1990. In them, each author makes …

Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

A team of prominent researchers has discovered what appears to be the start of two massive black holes at the centers of their own galaxies beginning to collide.<p>Such an event should come as no surprise, considering that there are up to 200 billion galaxies in the universe (according to Space.com), …

Hubble Captures New Images of Breathtaking "Pillars of Creation"

20 years after the iconic <i>Pillars of Creation</i> image was captured in 1995, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has revisited the site to bring us a brand-new view of the breathtakingly beautiful structures. Formed of gas and dust that is seared by intense radiation from young stars and eroded by …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

The future is bright, the future is quantum dot televisions

And this isn't in the far future; in fact, the new standards – required for all technologies to become established – have already been sanctioned. …

Best Design Websites: Top 10 Sites for Designer

This latest edition of the Top 10 Websites for Designers includes a new creative critique platform, a fun color picker for the real world and more.<p>In …

When Nature And Geometry Collide, These Photos Get Surreal

David Copithorne takes photos of classic subjects, mountains, beaches, street scenes, and then edits them to add floating geometric shapes which reflect the images around them, or twisting them into fractals-like forms. He uses Photoshop CS6 to create his work, and says he came upon his techniques …

Photography

Could This Creepy Robot Tentacle Be the Infinite-Axis CNC Mill of the Future?

UK-based OC Robotics specializes in what they call "snake-arm robots," which have two distinct benefits: 1) They can work in confined spaces, and 2) …

Robotics

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Glav Granit Branding, UX & UI Design

Branding and website user interface design by Alexander Laguta for Glav Granit.<p>Glav Granit is a Russian manufacturer and supplier of stone. Saint …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Galaxies Collide, Gullies Get Frosted, and Cities Light Up

Colliding galaxies put on a show, Martian gullies meet Jack Frost, and cities glitter for the holidays in this week's best space pictures.

9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

Web Design

Time is Slowly Disappearing from Our Universe

Scientists previously have measured the light from distant exploding stars to show that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate. They …

Neverclear: Re-Imagining The Worst Alcohol on Earth - The Fox Is Black

Everclear, an alcohol bottled the American spirits company Luxco, is renowned for it’s deadly alcohol content, 95%, which is basically ethanol, which …

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