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Richard Feynman’s Ode to a Flower

A beautiful animation to match a beautiful explanation.
Published on: Jun 14 2013
By: Mr Reposter
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Curiosity Rover Lands Safely on Mars – First Pics!

Curiosity Rover Lands Safely on Mars – First Pics!

Amazing… simply amazing. This is how NASA feels about it.
Published on: Aug 06 2012
By: Mr Reposter
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IBM marches towards quantum computer with superconducting qubits

Seems that the brains over at IBM have been busy working on the holy-grail of computing: a quantum computer. The specific operation of such a device is beyond the mental grasp of most people (myself included)...
Published on: Mar 09 2012
By: Mr Reposter
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I’m a climate scientist [Rap on Hungry Beast]

I was recently alerted to a rap song about a topic which I have previously waxed lyrically: the amount of idiotic commentary on climate change from people who aren’t at all qualified to comment...
Published on: May 13 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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The petition project has been thoroughly debunked. Climate skeptics, get over it!

The petition project has been thoroughly debunked. Climate skeptics, get over it!

The recent debate in Australia regarding anthropomorphic climate change has given new publicity to the thoroughly debunked ‘petition project’ which is a supposed collection of over 30,000...
Published on: Apr 05 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Ridiculously cute animation for explaining present Japan nuclear crisis to kids [with subtitles]

Imagine trying to explain the current situation in Japan to a kid – impossible. Many adults don’t even understand what is happening, so how would you explain it to a child? The creators of...
Published on: Mar 18 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Live updated map of radiation in Japan by prefecture

Live updated map of radiation in Japan by prefecture

This handy interactive map gives some context to the information confusion and overload caused by the current problems with the Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Fukushima. There are many figures circulating,...
Published on: Mar 17 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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Yet another scaremongering, anti-marijuana article about a study with no new results

Yet another scaremongering, anti-marijuana article about a study with no new results

I can’t work out if Dr Matthew Large is a propagandist or if he’s just been chillin’ out and blazing a few while pretending to work. EDIT: Based on the fact that Dr Large addressed...
Published on: Feb 08 2011
By: Mr Reposter
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