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Kind Of Awesome: The White House’s Response To Death Star Petition

As you may know, under President Obama the White House has pledged to respond to any petition posted on their website which gets 25,000 signatures or more. Many of these petitions are very serious, such as questions about gun control … Continue reading

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The Best Inventions of 2011

There’s a fascinating feature in last week’s Time magazine on the 50 best inventions this year. I can’t link to it as it’s for subscribers only, but here are a few of the inventions which most impressed me: Magic mirror … Continue reading

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Neutrinos Faster Than Light?

You may remember a few months ago the scientific community was astonished by news from Italy that an experiment had found neutrinos travelling faster than the speed of light, which, if true, would turn physics as we understand it on … Continue reading

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