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Amazing Gift Ideas for Science Geeks

Amazing Gift Ideas for Science Geeks

| December 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Let’s be honest — it’s one a hell of a headache to find some inventive, cool and affordable gifts to buy to your friends or family, especially if they are science geeks. So, since I am also currently searching for the best gifts to buy, I decided to do a short list, which I gathered […]

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Listen and Learn with WikiPlays

Listen and Learn with WikiPlays

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

So I’ve been interested in increasing the efficiency of my studying for a while and found some unique ways of doing so. One of them is listening instead of reading. So for instance if you need to do some background reading about a certain subject why not trying listening to the text rather than reading. […]

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Newton the Occultist

Newton the Occultist

| October 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sir Isaac Newton was not only an extraordinary scientist and a mathematician, but also a unique personality. Yet perhaps the most intriguing fact from Newton’s life was that he was likely even more passionate about alchemy then his scientific studies. Among other mysteries, the ones that fascinated Newton mostly were the “hidden” scientific information in the bible and […]

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Lights All Askew in the Heavens or How to Learn Relativity

Lights All Askew in the Heavens or How to Learn Relativity

| June 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Einstein theory thriumphs!” announced the New York Times headline back in November 10 1919. It was celebrating the famous confirmation of Einstein’s general theory of relativity, which was confirmed by observing the bending of light by the sun during the solar eclipse. Einstein became a celebrity all over the world instantly.   As the headline […]

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Dark Energy, Dark Magnetism, Dark Flow, Dark…Madness?

Dark Energy, Dark Magnetism, Dark Flow, Dark…Madness?

| June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the mysteries of physics there aren’t many things more mysterious than the so called dark energy. It is a prime suspect when it comes to the accelerated expansion of the universe. Even though it is an invisible energy, it is all around us. Dark energy is distributed all among the universe […]

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Wireless Electricity, Invisibility Cloaks and Magic

| May 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

I always like to say that physics (or science in general) is like magic. Whereas my non-scientist friends, as you might guess, feel sceptical about such a definition of science to say the least. And being honest, at first sight, science doesn’t look like magic at all. I mean magic is usually associated with something […]

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