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Watch: Nichelle Nichols Tells The Story Of How Martin Luther King, Jr. Dissuaded Her From Quitting ‘Star Trek’ TrekMovie.comTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights, Star Trek"It is no longer a choice, my friends, between…
Aug 5
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Searches for alien civilizations often involve listening for radio transmissions from distant stars, but the possible extraterrestrial origins of UFOs have some scientists looking closer to home. Credit: Luc Novovitch/Alamy Stock PhotoTopics:…
Aug 4
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Fig. 1. SARS-CoV-2 N is expressed on the surface of live cells early during infection. (A) Maximum intensity projections of laser confocal microscopy z-stack images of infected Vero cells with wt SARS-CoV-2 (top) or SARS-CoV-2_eGFP, stained live at…
Aug 3
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Projected temperature change for mid-century (left) and end-of-century (right) in the United States under higher (top) and lower (bottom) emissions scenarios. The brackets on the thermometers represent the likely range of model projections, though…
Aug 2
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The design concept of BWXT Advanced Nuclear Reactor. BWX TechnologiesTopics: Applied Physics, Alternate Energy, Climate Change, Nuclear PowerAccording to the US Energy Information Administration, the US uses a mixture of 60.8% fossil fuel sources to…
Aug 1
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Image source: Dictionary dot comTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, Existentialism, Fascism, PoliticsOriginally from the entry: Apathy, Crisis, and Zappa (another blog I posted to before WordPress).So what exactly is a constitutional crisis? We should be…
Jul 29
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Jul 28
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The ore pass at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota. (Courtesy of Sanford Underground Research Facility, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.)Topics: Applied Physics, Modern Physics, Particle Physics, Theoretical PhysicsThe Deep Underground…
Jul 27
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Credit: Amanda Montañez; Source: “Political Environment and Mortality Rates in the United States, 2001-19: Population-Based Cross-Sectional Analysis,” by Haider J. Warraich et al., in BMJ, Vol. 377. Published online June 7, 2022Topics: Civics, Civil…
Jul 25
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Jul 22
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1 Soap, shampoo, and worm-like micelles Soaps and shampoos are made from amphiphilic molecules with water-loving (red) and water-hating (blue) parts that arrange themselves to form long tubes known as “worm-like micelles”. Entanglements between the…
Jul 20
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Jul 19
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A nurse prepares a COVID-19 vaccine in Guwahati, India, on 10 April. A new subvariant named BA.2.75 that was first detected in India has surfaced in many other countries. ANUPAM NATH/AP IMAGESTopics: Biology, COVID-19, DNA, Economics, Environment,…
Jul 19
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Kayakers and other boaters paddled up to Manchin, who famously lives on a houseboat named “Almost Heaven” when he’s in DC. The subtitle should be “for the rest of you, hell.” Source: Washingtonian, Maya Pottiger, 10/14/21Topics: Civilization,…
Jul 18
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Thoughtco.com: Banana Republic definitionTopics: Civics, Civil Rights, COVID-19, Existentialism, Fascism, Human RightsThe alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in…
Jul 15
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(Credit: ktsdesign/Shutterstock)Topics: Astrobiology, Astrophysics, Civilization, Existentialism, Philosophy, Special RelativityThe Cold War was a genesis of angst about the future due to the detonation of the atomic bomb by the Soviet Union in…
Jul 11
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