Physicists Discover Geometry Underlying Particle Physics
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Physicists Discover Geometry Underlying Particle Physics

A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics Illustration by Andy Gilmore Artist’s rendering of the amplituhedron, a newly discovered mathematical object resembling a multifaceted jewel in higher dimensions. Encoded in its volume are the most basic features of reality that can be calculated — the probabilities of outcomes of particle interactions. By: Natalie Wolchover | September … Continue reading

How and Where Imagination Occurs in Human Brains
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How and Where Imagination Occurs in Human Brains

How and Where Imagination Occurs in Human Brains Sep. 16, 2013 — Philosophers and scientists have long puzzled over where human imagination comes from. In other words, what makes humans able to create art, invent tools, think scientifically and perform other incredibly diverse behaviours? The answer, Dartmouth researchers conclude in a new study, lies in a … Continue reading

An Illustration of How the NSA Misleads the Public Without Technically Lying
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An Illustration of How the NSA Misleads the Public Without Technically Lying

AUGUST 29, 2013 | BY TREVOR TIMM The Wall Street Journal published an important investigation last week, reporting that the National Security Agency (NSA) has direct access to many key telecommunications switches around the country and “has the capacity to reach roughly 75% of all U.S. Internet traffic in the hunt for foreign intelligence, including a wide array … Continue reading

NSA paid millions to cover Prism compliance costs for tech companies | World News
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NSA paid millions to cover Prism compliance costs for tech companies | World News

NSA paid millions to cover Prism compliance costs for tech companies | World News Ewen MacAskill in New York The Guardian, Friday 23 August 2013 The material provides the first evidence of a financial relationship between the tech companies and the NSA. The National Security Agency paid millions of dollars to cover the costs of major internet … Continue reading

The Economic ‘Canary In The Coalmine’ Has Hit A High Note
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The Economic ‘Canary In The Coalmine’ Has Hit A High Note

Following up on the article ‘Stand By For A Message From The Global Canary In The Coalmine…‘ posted here at the beginning of August. No need to ‘Stand By’ any longer for what many economists believe is a reliable enough economic indicator to validate its symbolic nickname. SAM RO 2 SEPTEMBER 2013 10:16 PM  The beginning of … Continue reading

Solomon Asch’s Experiments on Social Conformity
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Solomon Asch’s Experiments on Social Conformity

The Asch Conformity Experiments During the 1950s, Solomon Asch conducted and published a series of laboratory experiments that demonstrated the degree to which an individual’s own opinions are influenced by those of a majority group. Together, these experiments are recognized as the Asch conformity experiments or the Asch Paradigm. The methodology developed by Asch has been utilised by many researchers and … Continue reading

Solomon Asch’s Experiments on Social Conformity
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Solomon Asch’s Experiments on Social Conformity

The Asch Conformity Experiments During the 1950s, Solomon Asch conducted and published a series of laboratory experiments that demonstrated the degree to which an individual’s own opinions are influenced by those of a majority group. Together, these experiments are recognized as the Asch conformity experiments or the Asch Paradigm. The methodology developed by Asch has been utilised by many researchers and … Continue reading

U.S. State Legislation Attempting to Prevent Atheists from Taking Public Office
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U.S. State Legislation Attempting to Prevent Atheists from Taking Public Office

This is legit, it is in current legislation as noted. Don’t think that this could ultimately prevent someone from taking public office but Jebus’s misguided politicians have been hard at work trying to bring Jebus and the state from separate bedrooms to permanent residency in a swanky sex hotel room in Tokyo! Obviously violating the … Continue reading