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The Week In Numbers: The Top Speed Of A Polar Bear, Quark Mystery Solved, And More

<b>25 miles per hour</b>: the sprinting speed of a polar bear (read about Google's quest to bring polar bears to Street View here)<p><b>500 trillion</b>: the number of particle collisions it took to discover the last as-yet-unproven way of making top quarks<p><b>2016</b>: the year the Hybrid Air powertrain, which propels a …

If physicists are smarter than social scientists, are religious people dumb?

A recent study in the <i>Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion</i> by Edward Dutton (University of Oulu, Finland) and Richard Lynn (University of Ulster, Northern Ireland) proclaims that physicists are more intelligent than social scientists.<p>Why, you ask? Because, of course, they have higher …

Astronomers Using White Dwarf Orbiting Massive Neutron Star to Test General Relativity

Astronomers announced today that they have been using ESO's Very Large Telescope to observe what they call "a bizarre stellar pair." The bizarre …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …