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13/8 – 19/8 Imagination, sharks, baseball, evolution, cats and reality.

It would appear that Monday’s News on the March may not be a suitable title of the content of this post. Perhaps ‘The week that was in my digital world’ is more akin to what I’m trying to do here. 

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Neil Armstrong narrating his Apollo 11 moon landing using Google moon

This post is the final in a 3-part series to commemorate the 50th anniversary Apollo 11’s landing on the moon. I found this sensational clip while watching the following interview with Neil Armstrong. Neil of course is as almost well

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Low on fuel and off course. Relive Apollo 11’s touchdown.

As we quickly approach the 50th year anniversary of Apollo 11’s remarkable feat of touching down on the surface of the moon (July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC), I wanted to relay this stunning recreation of the event by the

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of humankind landing on the moon

That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind. -Neil Armstrong Note that I didn’t write: “That’s one small step for man”. After returning from space, Armstrong said there was a lost word in his famous one-liner

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The Higgs Boson and the Fundamental Nature of Reality – Sean Carroll

I am an avid viewer of science lectures especially those relating to cosmology, the origins of the universe and quantum mechanics. I found the above lecture by Sean Carroll engrossing and challenging; so much so, I felt compelled to write

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Is this Joe’s most illuminating ‘Science’ podcast yet? Ladies and Gentlemen, Professor Brian Fox

Brian cox is an English physicist who serves as professor of particle physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. Brian Cox is one of the best speakers when it comes to communicating science to

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Today’s click-bait BBC article promoting a ‘High-Fibre’ Diet doesn’t stack up

See responses in Reddit to my post below here. I just finished reading about this study on the BBC news. It’s the second major story shown on BBC world news. They called it ‘The Lifesaving Food 90% aren’t eating enough

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Consciousness and Quantum Mechanics – Is it too early to rule out the Copenhagen classic interpretation?

Dr Sean Carroll in his ‘Many-World’ theory interpretation dismissed the supremacy of the ‘Conscious’ observer argument related to the the Copenhagen interpretation of Quantum Mechanics. In this video, he didn’t explain his objections exactly, but it is probably derived from

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Reflections on ‘The Many-Worlds’ Theory by Sean Carroll

I have been watching many science lectures of late; specifically those relating to cosmology, the origins of the universe and quantum mechanics. I do not have a physics or science background, but I like to educate myself about what is

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From Cells to Cities Part 3 – Cities and Growth (Geoffrey West)

Waking Up with Sam Harris #86 – From Cells to Cities (with Geoffrey West) From Cells to Cities Part 1 Geoffrey West discussed Biological Scaling and therein the nature of scaling, the phenomenon of space-filling and fractals. From Cells to

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