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Earth-like planet discovered

Today the Griffith Observatory has announced that they have spotted a planet that is eerily similar to Earth. It is believed that this planet, 74N-45GX, contains large bodies of water on the surface and shows signs of geothermal activity. This … Continue reading

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3-D TV falls flat

It has come to my attention that several companies are working on a 3-D TV for which you don’t need those stupid glasses. I’m talking about the glasses with thick plastic frames that make your nose itch and your eyes … Continue reading

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The beauty of science

Thanks to Wired, I stumbled upon a site which shows some breathtaking images of optics. Optics, a branch of physics, deals with the behaviour and properties of light and lends itself to some amazing photography opportunities. While you’d have to … Continue reading

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The anniversary of Titan

On this day, in 1655, Christiaan Huygens discovered Titan. Titan is the largest moon of Saturn and the only satellite known to have a dense atmosphere. Perhaps more exciting is that it is the only rock out there other than … Continue reading

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Magic and Science: the debunking alliance

Professional magician and longtime skeptic James Randi has issued out a call to scientists. Magicians like him are ready and waiting to use their skills and knowledge to aid in the exposure of flim-flam. In the ongoing quest to debunk … Continue reading

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