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Image Source: Philosophy Talk, "Is There a Case for Bullshit?" by Serena Wong  Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this…
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 Topics: Applied Physics, Biology, Nanotechnology, RoboticsA team of researchers have built what they claim to be the first living robots. The “xenobots,” they say, can move, pick up objects, and even heal themselves after being cut.The team is hopi…
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Snapshot from the central region of a numerical simulation of two merging neutron stars. It shows the stars stretched out by tidal forces just before their collision. Credit: CoRe/Jena FSU Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Black Holes, Einstein, Gene…
Wednesday
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MOSAiC researchers take samples on the ice near the Polarstern. Credit: Esther Horvath Alfred-Wegener-Institut (CC-BY 4.0) Topics: Climate Change, Existentialism, Global Warming, Research The first leg of an ambitious, yearlong Arctic science expedi…
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Monday
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Kompromat: Donald Trump at a Miss Universe party in Moscow in 2013. What he might have done in a hotel room there is nobody’s business except, perhaps, his wife’s. Photograph: Stoyan Vassev/Reuters, Irish Times Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existent…
Jan 10
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An animation shows the random appearance of fast radio bursts (FRBs) across the sky.(Image: © NRAO Outreach/T. Jarrett (IPAC/Caltech); B. Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF) Topics: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Radio Astronomy, Research, Space Exploration“Curiouser a…
Jan 9
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Echo gazes at Narcissus while he longingly peers at his own reflection. J.W. Waterhouse, 1903. Public domain. Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights One day while hunting, Narcissus comes across an untouched, glassy spri…
Jan 3
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Exoplanet K2-18 b orbits a red dwarf star and has an extended atmosphere containing at least some water vapor, as seen in this artist's concept. The system also contains another exoplanet sitting closer to the star, but it lies inside of the star's…
Jan 2
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Light irradiation-controlled nonvolatile charge memory. Left: schematic of the memory device. Right: the optical-controlled writing and erasing process of source-drain current. (Courtesy: Q Li et al J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 10.1088/1361-6463/ab5737) …
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Dec 19, 2019
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Figure 1.Spin–orbit coupling can open a bulk bandgap in materials with inverted valence and conduction bands. That gap is complete in a topological insulator, but in a Weyl semimetal, the bands still touch at certain points. Both phases also host su…
Dec 17, 2019
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Dec 16, 2019
Reginald L. Goodwin posted a blog post
Google's First Fully Autonomous Car Gives Up; Drives Self Off Cliff - Joe BagelThe scene is from Thelma and Louise Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human RightsI will be taking a break until the holidays. I have a lot of deadli…
Nov 21, 2019
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Image Source: Link belowTopics: Biology, DNA, Genetics"Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence." Carl SaganI'm guessing "I did Ancestry" is going to become the "I used to do Amway" in the 21st Century?I participated, thinking it was legi…
Nov 21, 2019
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