42: A personal confession (part 4/4)

Chew on that, as they say in Norway.

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Why this is a big deal: Testing Einstein near a supermassive black hole

It’s all about the precision of the experiment, which is a function of the instruments used and the object being investigated. I highly recommend you to check out the source link below. As they write there: Observations made with ESO’s Very Large Telescope have for the first time revealed the effects predicted by Einstein’s general […]

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Fibonacci flower

0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, … Yeah, you knew that I was going this way with this image of a Czech sunflower, right? Right? Right. Read up on the Fibonacci series. It is a simple concept to start with, explained on a colourful website called “mathsisfun”. What’s fun about this? Scroll down and […]

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Awesome amateur photography

Here’s another one of those amateur astrophotography images. Know one thing: An image such as this, you cannot take without excrutiatingly expensive equipment. If nothing else, have that make you appreciate it being put into the Public Domain (PD). Thank you, Mr. Rahn. 🙂 Now read this: Everybody says I’m a genius Credits: Stephen Rahn/PD […]

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Nerdy Stuff: Blown minds and things.

Elon Musk is a firm believer that brain-computer interfaces will be a big part of how we interact with computers in the future. But make no mistake: Mind-reading machines are here already. As science fiction writer William Gibson has noted, “The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed.” Without further ado, then, […]

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