Tag: Science

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Adam Carroll

Adam Carroll: When money isn’t real: the $10,000 experiment

Adam Carroll talks about his $10,000 Monopoly game with his kids and how to teach finance management in a cashless society. Adam Carroll is quickly being recognized as one of the top transformational trainers in the country. Having presented at over 500 colleges and Universities nationwide, hundreds of leadership symposiums, and countless local and regional…
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Frames of mind

Frames of mind

The first reference charts for the human brain have been completed They could become a useful tool in tracking both healthy and unhealthy ageing antonfoek Amsterdam, January 22nd 2023 — If a doctor wants to know how well a child is growing, he can turn to clinically validated charts that detail precisely how that child compares…
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The Zero in our lives

The Zero in our lives

And lifetimes  Anton JieSamFoek// Hannah Fry Amsterdam, 21 January 2023– Nothing lies at the heart of science, engineering and mathematics. Nothing. Get that ? Nothing as in zero, of course. This cheeky yet powerful number has caused more controversy and provided more delight than any other digit I know. For one thing, it allows us to…
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This Might Be the Most Life-Like (And Creepiest) Robot Ever Built

Bloomberg’s Hello World host Ashlee Vance recently traveled to Osaka University to see Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro’s latest creation, an android named Erica that’s designed to work, one day, as a receptionist or personal assistant. The android has lifelike skin and facial gestures and uses artificial intelligence software to listen to and respond to requests. Is…
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Time goes forwards

Why does time go forwards, not backwards?

In Germany, 1865, the physicist Rudolf Clausius stated that heat cannot pass from a cold body to a hot one, if nothing else around them changes. Clausius came up with the concept he called “entropy” to measure this behaviour of heat – another way of saying heat never flows from a cold body to a…
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Time Illusion

Time Is But a Stubborn Illusion – Sneak Peek

Watch an exclusive sneak peek from the first episode of Genius, starring Geoffrey Rush as the older Einstein and Johnny Flynn as the younger. About Genius: From Executive Producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, National Geographic’s first scripted anthology series, GENIUS, will focus on Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. The all-star cast includes Geoffrey Rush,…
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Hunters Africa

The Intense 8 Hour Hunt – Attenborough Life of Mammals

Human beings are a particular type of mammal. In this compelling clip, we see a tribesman runner pursue his prey through the most harsh conditions in a gruelling eight hour chase. Thought provoking content from the BBC’s Life of Mammals documentary series. Visit http://www.bbcearth.com for all the latest animal news and wildlife videos and watch…
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Carl Sagan Astronomer

Carl Sagan – American Astronomer

Nov. 9, 1934 – Dec. 20, 1996 American astronomer. Very interested in what life on other planets would be like, which is known as SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence). Sagan was a science communicator, which meant he taught people about science. He wrote many books and appeared on television constantly. He mostly talked about planetary…
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Harrison Clock 1727

The Clock That Changed the World

Of international scientific importance, the Harrison Clock is only one of only three precision pendulum clocks made by John Harrison and instrumental in solving the Longitude problem. The clock was made in 1727 with an amazing fully working wooden mechanism. Plans are in place to display it as part of an interpretive display at Leeds…
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Willem Alexander Dubai

Dutch Miracle In Dubai

Dutch Design antonfoek Amsterdam, July 5, 2022– A bright autumn day in Dubai: a clear sky and 33 degrees. Still, Willem-Alexander and Máxima needed an umbrella at the opening of the Dutch pavilion at the World Exhibition on November 3, 2021, so as not to get wet.  The royal couple looked at the eye-catcher of…
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