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How Are Galaxies Formed? An Explainer.

Introduction: The Hubble Deep Field

In 1995, astronomers, using the recently launched Hubble Space Telescope, wanted to take long exposure…

Brian Cook
August 31, 2022
Science
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Stranger Things Physics {Phantasy}: Is “The Upside Down” Actually Possible?

As a fan of STRANGER THINGS, you’ve probably wondered whether The Upside Down is actually possible? Well, physics offers some interesting hypotheses.

Jesse Stone
July 8, 2022
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5 Crazy Facts About Your {5 Senses}

Did you know you can see with your tongue? It’s true. And there’s more where that came from. We’ve got a crazy fact for all of the 5 senses.

Jesse Stone
July 6, 2022
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The {Hairy} Ball Theorem: Abstract Math that Won’t Drive You Nuts

Scott is a math person. You may not be. But he bets he can still get you to appreciate the power of mathematical thinking, thanks to a certain Hairy Ball.

Scott Michael
May 20, 2022
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What Keeps Me up at Night (It’s Not What You Think)

There are a lot of things that preoccupy Jesse during the day. At night, it’s Goldbach’s conjecture. Read on for the math problem that costs him some z’s.

Jesse Stone
March 9, 2022
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The Secret War Against {Space} and Time: Part II

Feeling violent? Ready to sow some destruction? Juan Maldacena’s got you covered. This is your how-to guide on ripping apart space and time.

Jesse Stone
February 15, 2022
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The Secret War Against {Space} and Time: Part I

You’ve heard of the war on Christmas. Meet the lesser talked about war on space and time. Warning: this might blow your damn mind.

Jesse Stone
February 11, 2022
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Should Humans Colonize Space? A Multiple Choice Test

Sorry to report, but one day, life on Earth will end. So, should humans explore and colonize space as a back-up plan? Or should we go down with the ship?

David Borger Germann
February 9, 2022
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Do We Live in The Matrix?

There’s a pretty good chance that we’re all living in a simulation, just like THE MATRIX. Take the red pill and learn the truth about the blue pill.

Jesse Stone
December 28, 2021
Science
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