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Logic and Emotion: How does it work?

Logic is not the all powerful manipulator of reality. Logic is essentially a collection of events that when tested give the same results. For example (2+2 =4). 275 more words

12 Years a Slave

This week, I saw the movie 12 Years a Slave.  Most of the reviewers have stated that the move is a hard one to watch, but that they were glad they did.   395 more words

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How to find an exoplanet

I suspect many, if not most, of my readers are already familiar with the techniques listed in this video.  But if you’re not, and wondering how astronomers find planets orbiting other stars, you might find this interesting.

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MH17, Gaza and the value of human life

27 July 2014

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“In Gaza there is nowhere to run, nowhere to hide… As usual in Gaza, it’s the children and civilians who suffer most.”  (John Lyons, … 1,078 more words

The Scan

Does the Higgs boson actually exist?

I have to admit to wondering the same thing Nick talks about here.  Do any of these subatomic particles actually exist?  At least in the way we conventionally define “exist”?   245 more words

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Voyager spacecraft might not have reached interstellar space

I have to say that I had no idea this was still being debated: Voyager spacecraft might not have reached interstellar space.

In 2012, the Voyager mission team announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft had passed into interstellar space, traveling further from Earth than any other manmade object.

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Weg das Deck!

Fundstück 24.07.2014 achgut.com

Sehen Sie es mir bitte nach, meine lieben Leser in der Schweiz, dass ich keine Lust habe, über deutsche Reaktionen auf die israelische Operation in Gaza zu schreiben, über Demonstrationen in deutschen Städten, an denen «Israel – Kindermörder» und «Stoppt den Völkermord in Gaza!» gerufen wird. 105 more words

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