Monthly Archives: April 2015

Everything from nothing

Many years ago, Ed Tryon suggested that our entire Universe might simply be a fluctuation of the vacuum.  The paper appeared in Nature (volume 246, page 396), where he pointed out the curious fact … Source: johngribbinscience.wordpress.com Great explanation of … Continue reading

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John Denver: On Being Human – YouTube

https://youtu.be/HrMhzdTenWw Source: http://www.youtube.com Every young person should watch this. Although some of the references are a bit dated, the basics are still all so true. See on Scoop.it – Starman’s Miscellania

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Dark Matter May Be Less Mysterious Than We Thought

Unlike ordinary particles, dark matter seems to feel only gravity, not the other forces of nature. But new observations show that might not be true after all Source: news.nationalgeographic.com See on Scoop.it – Starman’s Meanderings

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Vintage Micro: The First Interplanetary Probe | Drew Ex Machina

Scientific research, news and ponderings from the mind of Andrew LePage. Source: http://www.drewexmachina.com See on Scoop.it – Starman’s Meanderings

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How Far into the Past Can You See?

It’s April, and soon the stars of Winter/Spring will be lost to the summer Sun. But if you look quickly, you can still see Orion, Gemini and Canis Major, including the brightest star in Earth’s skies, Sirius. As it turns … Continue reading

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