Felix T. Buan

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What does a scientist think of "right brain/left brain" tests?

<b>Maybe you've noticed the recent spate of "brain tests" making the rounds online.</b><p>There are different versions - several have been shared hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook - but most of them take the form of a quiz which purports to show how "left-brained" or "right-brained" you are. The …

Five-dimensional black hole could ‘break’ general relativity

Playing devil's advocate on the 'discovery' of gravitational waves (Comment: Special to IANS)

Feb 20: On September 14, 2015, the LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) observed a "chirp" lasting about a fifth of a second …

‘Origins’ offers science-based account of creation

<b>Origins: The Scientific Story of Creation</b><i><br>Jim Baggott<br>Oxford Univ., $34.95</i><p>Throughout history, every culture has woven its own tale of creation, …

Biology

Richard Dawkins: Church of England denies 'trolling' biologist by sending 'prayers' following minor stroke

The Church of England has responded to accusations they trolled atheist academic Professor Richard Dawkins by wishing him “prayers” following news of …

Einstein's genius changed science's perception of gravity

Albert Einstein opened humankind’s eyes to the universe.<p>Before Einstein, space seemed featureless and changeless, as Isaac Newton had defined it two …

General relativity caught in action around black hole

<b>GENEVA</b> — An effect of general relativity that is barely measurable on Earth has been spotted in full force around a black hole.<p>Physicists detected …

Black Holes

Give the Gift of Flipboard to…Tech Enthusiasts

New startups, features, releases, gadgets—it’s all important to a techie. And now there’s a package on Flipboard just for them. The Tech Enthusiasts gift combines the best technology publications with curation from influencers and fans to keep a finger on the pulse of startups around the world, big …