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Does Math Exist Outside the Human Brain?

In this episode of the Idea Channel's always-brilliant explanation of how and why the world works, the focus is on math, and the mind-bending …

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Cereal reveals physics of floating objects - Futurity

YALE / BROWN (US) — A scientist’s breakfast sparked new research into how floating objects—like …

Physics

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Cave paintings in Mexico: Carvings uncovered in Burgos

<b>Archaeologists in Mexico have found 4,926 well-preserved cave paintings in the north-eastern region of Burgos.</b><p>The images in red, yellow, black and white depict humans, animals and insects, as well as skyscapes and abstract scenes.<p>The paintings were found in 11 different sites - but the walls of one …

NASA is Tracking a Large Near-Earth Asteroid.

Astronomy

Global warming debunked: NASA report verifies carbon dioxide actually cools atmosphere

Practically everything you have been told by the mainstream scientific community and the media about the alleged detriments of greenhouse gases, and …

Robert H. Goddard

For other persons with the name Robert Goddard, see Robert Goddard (disambiguation).<p><b>Robert Hutchings Goddard</b> (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945) was …

NASA Climate on Twitter: "Polar impacts: #Arctic warming faster than the rest of the planet: http://t.co/Whuh67BNJ1 #NASA #climatechange http://t.co/Z6w2ioB9Ji"

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NASA Climate on Twitter: "Monthly #CO2 update. Latest measurement at 395.80 ppm: http://t.co/9uUEJLxu8z #NASA #climatechange http://t.co/wLVoEQMUb3"

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H. P. Lovecraft and the Northern Gothic Tongue

By Roger Luckhurst<p>There is a very specific language of Gothic and horror literature that has its roots buried deep in the history of English: <i>doom</i> has …

Gorgeous Black-and-White Vintage Photos of Early NASA Facilities

Among the great joys of spending countless hours rummaging through archives is the occasional serendipitous discovery of something absolutely wonderful: Case in point, these gorgeous black-and-white photographs of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities, which I found semi-accidentally …