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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Einstein was WRONG: 'Spooky' quantum experiment shows that the measurement of a photon affects its location

Albert Einstein may have been a genius, but even he could get it wrong sometimes.<p>In the 1920s and 1930s, Einstein said he couldn't back the strange …

Does The God Particle Decay Into Dark Matter?

The scientists who discovered the Higgs boson, the so-called God Particle, have set their sights on even bigger prey – dark matter.<p>The Atlas and CMS teams at Europe’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are investigating a hypothesis that the Higgs boson itself might decay into the mysterious particles …

Does Dark Matter Originate From Higgs Boson? New Theory To Be Tested At CERN's LHC

Dark matter has long remained one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the universe. While its presence can be inferred from the gravitational pull …

Nothing Is Solid And Everything Is Energy

By In5D on March 24, 2015 in Science<p>It has been written about before, over and over again, but cannot be emphasized enough. The world of quantum …

How It Works: The Large Hadron Collider

To chaotically combine particles, you need a lot of space ... and a lot of power<p>The world’s most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), famously upended physics with the discovery of the long-sought Higgs boson in 2012. But it was only operating at half power. Since then, …

Physics

The Science of 'Interstellar': Look Beyond the Wormhole

Christopher Nolan's sci-fi blockbuster, "Interstellar," is winning kudos for its true-to-Einstein depiction of a black hole as well as its off-the-planet exploration agenda.<p>The movie tells the story of a failing Earth — and a last-gasp space mission that sends astronauts through an extradimensional …

Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive

Featured On Our Website<p>Welcome to our July 2018 E-letter!<p>Advice about tonglen (taking and giving), sent to a nun with cancer.<p>Ösel discusses the inner …

Spirituality

How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

Our bodies are made of remnants of stars and massive explosions in the galaxies, authors say.<p>Astrophysics and medical pathology don't, at first sight, appear to have much in common. What do sunspots have to do with liver spots? How does the big bang connect with cystic fibrosis?<p>Astrophysicist Karel …

10 Amazing Facts About Black Holes

Imagine matter packed so densely that nothing can escape. Not a moon, not a planet and not even light. That’s what black holes are — a spot where …

Black Holes

Can Science and Religion Save Each Other? (Part 2)

Science is used to being dominant, and religion is used to being defensive -- these are familiar poses for two world views, the one being on the rise, the other on the decline. Generally when an entire belief system is on the decline, it steadily disappears. There's no need to believe that the …

Light Particles that are Faster than Light

A new paper claims to demonstrate that neutrinos not only travel faster than the speed of light, but have the brain-twisting characteristic of …

How The War On Science Affects Us All

It’s become fashionable for politicians to say that they aren’t scientists. While invariably, these are statements of fact, they are curious nonetheless. Certainly, when it comes to issues of finance or war, we don’t see elected officials lining up to say, “I’m not an economist” or “I’m not a …

Time's Up for 'Timeout'

A progressive group of neurology researchers wants to redefine "discipline." Decisions about parenting affect not only children’s minds, but those of adults as well.<p>At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors have gathered to hear …

Procrastinating? Try This Quick, Easy Trick To Get On Track

<i>Check out related career stories:</i> <b>6 Tips For Better Work-Life Balance</b> <i>and</i> <b>5 Signs You Might Be a Workaholic.</b><p>There are a million productivity tools at our disposal today. But today we’re going to talk about one that is totally free, super easy and perfect for the lazy procrastinator in all of us.<p>We’ve …

NIH has spent $100M on mindfulness meditation

“The advantage of this is that it actually doesn’t cost anything,” said Karen May, a vice president at Google, explaining how her company offers “mindfulness” classes to its employees.<p>Mindfulness is a New Age kind of meditation that focuses on the present moment “non-judgmentally,” tracing its …

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would …

9 Animals That Get Drunk Or High

You're not an alcoholic compared to the tree shrew. These little guys drink alcohol two hours a night, every night, all year long.

The biggest scientific achievements of 2014

<b>Primordial ripples</b><p>Gravitational waves, elusive signals from beginning of time, are detected by U.S.-led BICEP2 group, opening up a whole new world of …

Physics professor publishes exact solution to model Big Bang and quark gluon plasma

Unlike in mathematics, it is rare to have exact solutions to physics problems.<p>"When they do present themselves, they are an opportunity to test the …

The Higgs Boson --"A Clue to Why There's More Matter than Antimatter in the Universe?"

The recently discovered Higgs boson is directly connected to the issues of mass and matter. Asking whether the Higgs is involved in the preponderance …

The First Signal from Dark Matter? --"Could Usher in a New Era in Astronomy"

Scientists have picked up an atypical photon emission in X-rays coming from space, and say it could be evidence for the existence of a particle of …

Is The Brain The Receiver Of Consciousness?

<b>“I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk</b> …