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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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From Cells to Cities Part 2 – Life Span (Geoffrey West)

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

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From Cells to Cities Part 1 – Biological Scaling (Geoffrey West)

Waking Up with Sam Harris #86 – From Cells to Cities (with Geoffrey West) In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Geoffrey West about how biological and social systems scale, the significance of fractals, the

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What is True? The most provocative yet necessary philosophical debate of our time?

Waking Up With Sam Harris #62 – What is True? (with Jordan B. Peterson) (The debate starts at 25.00 in the above link) For me at least, it required multiple listens. More listens than what I might ordinarily feel comfortable.

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How to read your blood test results. And reading Cholesterol is not what you think.

Dr. Paul Mason – ‘Blood tests – what your cholesterol results mean Everyone should watch this video by Dr Paul Mason. Every time I see a video from this good doctor he is busting age-old dietary and medical myths with

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