Category Archives: Science

Scientists may have discovered fifth force of nature

With appearance of mysterious new particle X17, will physicists have to call time on hunt for dark matter? Harry Cockburn of the Independent – It has long been recognised that there are four “fundamental forces” which govern nature.  The substance … Continue reading

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Something Very Strange Seems to Be Synchronizing Distant Galaxies

Victor Tangermann of Futurism – Galaxies millions of light years away seem to be connected by an unseen network of massive intergalactic structures, which force them to synchronize in ways that can’t be explained by existing astrophysics, Vice reports. The … Continue reading

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Big Bang May Have Created a Mirror Universe Where Time Runs Backwards

Tim De Chant of Nova from PBS – Why does time seem to move forward? It’s a riddle that’s puzzled physicists for well over a century, and they’ve come up with numerous theories to explain time’s arrow. The latest, though, … Continue reading

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Jonas Salk: A Life

A book by Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs – Review by David Oshinsky in the New York Times – Nobody could recall a medical press conference quite like this one. On April 12, 1955, families huddled around radios, as if listening to the World Series or a championship … Continue reading

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Have Aliens Found Us? A Harvard Astronomer on the Mysterious Interstellar Object ‘Oumuamua’

By Isaac Chotiner of the New Yorker – On October 19, 2017, astronomers at the University of Hawaii spotted a strange object travelling through our solar system, which they later described as “a red and extremely elongated asteroid.” It was … Continue reading

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