Some 7,000 light years away, Einstein’s theory of general relativity has stood up to its most intense test yet, scientists said on Thursday. The project involved observing a massive, fast-spinning star called a pulsar, and its companion white dwarf — a smaller but very dense star that…
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Researchers from Mexico and Taiwan have co-developed a new design for streetlamps that will greatly reduce the amount of light pollution they emit. Existing solutions waste as much as 20 percent of their light by shining onto nearby objects or drifting off into the night sky. … Read More
Not responsible for violence against women. Via Feministe, I present to you what may be the world’s worst understanding of what actually causes sex trafficking: Variations of Beyonce’s body suit can be found in brothels, strip clubs and red light districts across the world – where…
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Join Reason and America’s Future Foundation
tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion about the war on
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What: What’s Next for Weed? A discussion about
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Riggs on the drug war. ; … Read More
The New York City Light Brigade illuminated a Brooklyn building with messages of love, solidarity and hope Monday night in a show of support for Boston and all those touched by the tragedy at the Boston Marathon.Continue Reading… … Read More
If you flew towards a distant star at the speed of light, would time relative to that star slow… … Read More