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1 day ago1d

Posted by Alice112
What is the universe made of ? Just curious
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 day ago1d

Posted by FearlessFly
2 Red Objects Were Found in the Asteroid Belt. They Shouldn’t Be There. The space rocks may have come from beyond Neptune, and potentially offer hints at the chaos of the early solar system.
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1 day ago1d

Posted by barjoe
LINKGermany Plans Covid Booster Shots From September - France 24
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1 day ago1d

Posted by yvilletom
Arthur Eddington’s delusion, a fusion sun, is no more. Let’s check out the Moon.
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1 day ago1d

Posted by Willow_Wisp
This pisses me off our US Nuclear Regulatory Commission just straight up refused to investigate this perfect solution to our energy needs. God damn I hate conservative bean counters and politicians, they have NO technical insight or risk assessment ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 day ago1d

Posted by Willow_Wisp
I love this kind of news.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 days ago2d

Posted by barjoe
LINK1972 Study Predicted World Collapse By 2040 - New Research Shows We're Right On Track
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2 days ago2d

Posted by barjoe
LINKIsrael To Offer Pfizer Covid Booster Shots To People Over 60.
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2 days ago2d

Posted by yvilletom
Electric power, fueled by hydrogen and radioactive waste?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 days ago2d

Posted by yvilletom
Has Albert Einstein lost his metaphorical throne? You decide.
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2 days ago2d

Posted by bobwjr
LINKScientists see light emerging from back of black hole proving Eisenstein
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 days ago3d

Posted by FearlessFly
New exotic matter particle, a tetraquark, discovered
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 days ago3d

Posted by Larimar
Zeus temple in Turkey
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 days ago3d

Posted by HelenRoseBuck
A friend pointed out that very few people know the term for “hello” in even one of the many indigenous American languages. If you are like me and grew up with stereotypes of “Indians” saying “how” as a greeting in the movies you might ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 days ago3d

Posted by silverotter11
The alchemists are at it again (tongue in cheek).
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 days ago4d

Posted by FearlessFly
A YouTuber bet a physicist $10,000 that a wind-powered vehicle could travel twice as fast as the wind itself — and won
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 days ago4d

Posted by Barnie2years
I found this interesting, worth sharing. Kind of a history of the dumbing down of the United States, though I’m certain it applies to people everywhere.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 days ago4d

Posted by domos
POLLPelosi's it's controversial justifications against forgiving student loans gives a lot of food for thought. The inaccessibility of wealth resourced k-12 education and higher education has had profound impacts on present day America and recent ...

Is America education a defacto caste system

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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 days ago4d

Posted by NYTrink
First Law of Thermodynamics: energy can be neither created nor destroyed. I agree with this. It's a core part of my belief system. I'm curious - if you also agree with this law, has it/how has it informed your beliefs? What happens to human ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 days ago4d

Posted by Larimar
Water vapor found on a moon of jupiter!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
5 days ago5d

Posted by barjoe
LINKAstronomers Have Detected Light From Behind a Supermassive Black Hole. Einstein Was Right Again
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Academic (e.g., Science)
5 days ago5d

Posted by atheistsliberty
There will be no weekly event this week. Weekly events will resume next week.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
5 days ago5d

Posted by Flyingsaucesir
Outtakes from "Beyond Belief," an article on cults by Zoe Heller, The New Yorker, July & 19, 2021 "... brainwashing is neither all powerful nor irresistible." "...cultic conversion usually involves ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
5 days ago5d

Posted by Larimar
shipwreck with wine Amphorae found.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
5 days ago5d

Posted by Arg1929
Same old problem
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Academic (e.g., Science)
6 days ago6d

Posted by HankHunter13
LINKLook: China's new Mars rover returns latest batch of stunning images
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6 days ago6d

Posted by Walkerman2020
I believe that Jesus as a historical figure. Am I wrong about this?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
6 days ago6d

Posted by TheoryNumber3
Twin meteor showers could spark fireballs to close out July. Should be quite a show
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Robecology
Chocolate. You know you want some. But it's a relatively new treat;
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1 week ago1w

Posted by FearlessFly
Startup Claims Breakthrough in Long-Duration Batteries Form Energy’s iron-air batteries could have big ramifications for storing electricity on the power grid . . . Alternative
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by yvilletom
A replica of the sun has been built, a laboratory model tested, and the patent holder is now seeking investors. To learn more, do a search on The Safire Project Aureon. Note: It’s the real sun, not the fusion sun imagined a century ago by Arthur ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Robecology
I first saw this on you tube; but it's cool...Africa is slowly breaking in two...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by TheoryNumber3
LINKFly Over Jupiter and Ganymede in This Amazing NASA Video Filmed by Juno — Curiosmos
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by yvilletom
Uh-oh! A PBS program titled A World Without NASA? Is NASA seeing budget cuts in its future? Is it wanting to frighten viewers into asking Congress to restore the cuts? NASA has been overspending. I will view the program and decide.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 week ago1w

Posted by Larimar
Extinct butterfly proven unique species
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1 week ago1w

Posted by FearlessFly
15,000-year-old viruses discovered in Tibetan glacier ice Most of the viruses were previously unknown to humans, study finds
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
The Racist History of Austerity Politics In America - SOME MORE NEWS
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Larimar
Looking for Alexander the greats's tomb
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Larimar
Hubble is back up!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by yvilletom
Who doubts that life started in an electrical environment? ( 15.min. video )
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by FearlessFly
Exploding stars may have assaulted ancient Earth
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by racocn8
The Largest Comet Found To Date Is Coming For a Visit! The comet has officially been named Bernardinelli-Bernstein for its discoverers.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by FearlessFly
NASA revives ailing Hubble Space Telescope with switch to backup computer
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Larimar
Tudor water garden found beneath golf course in Essex
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
Places to go to... ?!?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Larimar
Jupiter images
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Larimar
Dogs innately understand humans better than wolves
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
This could be a very long session.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Flyingsaucesir
A sadly misinformed person writes, "When I was a kid, the worry was about food shortages...That didn’t freak people out enough yet so they switched to global warming and promised that the polar caps would be completely melted away by 2000, then ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by rainmanjr
LINKNeil Postman on Technopoly (1992) and Collapse of Civil-ization - YouTube
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by skado
If your view of anything related to any life form can’t be traced back to evolutionary processes... your view is very likely motivated by personal psychological needs rather than by reason. How do you explain your concept of “religion”... in ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by TheoryNumber3
This is a fantastic site for people with questioning minds. Scientific test results on everything the from shaving your armpits to the benefits of eating yogurt:
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Larimar
Easter Island theories
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2 weeks ago2w

Posted by rainmanjr
POLLDavid Epstein: Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? | TED Talk

It WINS?

  • 3 votes
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by FearlessFly
Novel plastic disintegrates in a week in sunlight and oxygen
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Academic (e.g., Science)
2 weeks ago2w

Posted by Organist1
He knew. I miss him.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
This makes Organic Chemistry easy!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Larimar
another couple hundred year old canoe found, this time in SC
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by barjoe
Virgin Galactic YouTube site is not covering this well. I don't know what the problem is. I'm watching it on CNN. Excellent coverage with Neil deGrasse Tyson commentary. I wouldn't be surprised if when Richard Branson sees how much they screwed up, ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by barjoe
LINKHow to watch Virgin Galactic launch billionaire Richard Branson to space on Sunday | Space
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by TampaJohn
Where are all the Climate Change deniers hiding these days while hundreds are dying in the record heat wave currently hitting the western U.S.?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by skado
The Evolution of the God Gene by Nicholas Wade “This and other research is pointing to a new perspective on religion, one that seeks to explain why religious behavior has occurred in societies at every stage of development and in ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by domos
Data does not support the existence of learning styles. Education is full of pseudoscience... Approach with caution! Do not classify your children recklessly!
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by barjoe
LINKFauci Says If You're Fully Vaccinated Against Covid-19, "You Do Not Need A Booster Shot" -NBC
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by barjoe
LINKAmerica’s Vaccine Future Is Fragmenting, Vaccinated America Seeing Safety And Unvaccinated America Danger from Delta Variant
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by GeorgeRocheleau
For the 1/0th time, we need to do a better job of teaching fractions.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by confidentrealm
Untitled acrylic on canvas, 30"x40" by Suzanne Buckland
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Larimar
Look at Neanderthal cognitive abilities
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Larimar
Ancient Building found in Jerusalem
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by hardyweinberg
The Emergence and Evolution of Religion.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Wangobango3
The old man and the sea kayak
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by rainmanjr
LINK11. Byzantium - Last of the Romans (Part 1 of 2) - YouTube
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by FearlessFly
Kepler telescope glimpses population of free-floating planets
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3 weeks ago3w

Posted by FearlessFly
NASA's Mars helicopter breaks records in challenging, nerve-wracking flight “This high-risk, high-reward attempt fits perfectly within the goals of our current operational demonstration phase.”
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Academic (e.g., Science)
3 weeks ago3w

Posted by Larimar
Knife found at Fort Mackinaw.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by JJ-Baltazar
America: the greatest, richest, freest country in the world – or is it? David Cross, of Mr. Show, Arrested Development, and The Dark Divide, joins us to discuss why Americans, despite living in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, ...
3 comments
Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by atheistsliberty
Last week's event was rescheduled. Jeopardy-style trivia night. Event will be held over Zoom. Zoom link will be provided. Categories: Pride Cars Anti-Woke Movement Computer Science Summer Event is Wednesday, July 7th, at 6:00PM PDT/9:00PM EDT.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by AnonySchmoose
How does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy slow mental and physical aging?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by AnonySchmoose
Humans Caused a Major Shift in Earth’s Ecosystems 6,000 Years Ago. "We upended a pattern held for 300 million years, and that may mean we are causing a new phase in global evolution... the ramifications could be ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by AnonySchmoose
LINK'Brazil nut puzzle' cracked by researchers | Live Science
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by bbyrd009
Many of Us Feel Empty Unfortunately the title is the substance of the article, although it does raise some decent questions I guess. Does it hinge on engagement/disengagement?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by bbyrd009
Brain Circuit for Spirituality Identified
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by Sorcha
My mom and I were invited to her best friend's new place for the 4th. Her daughter and grandchild were there, as well as the other grandparent and some of her daughter's friends. Her daughter is a self described motivational speaker and talks a lot...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by luke20002
Intelligent Design
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by luke20002
Evolution and Creationism
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Academic (e.g., Science)
4 weeks ago4w

Posted by HelenRoseBuck
LINKCreationist student owned by Dr. Tim White - YouTube
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by barjoe
LINKJohnson & Johnson says its coronavirus vaccine is effective against the Delta variant - nj.com
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by OldMetalHead
Today I learned about the Gish Gallop Description: Overwhelming an interlocutor with as many arguments as possible, without regard for accuracy or strength of the arguments. This is especially disingenuous when the interlocutor is not allowed to ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by FearlessFly
Physicists observationally confirm Hawking’s black hole theorem for the first time Study offers evidence, based on gravitational waves, to show that the total area of a black hole’s event horizon can never decrease.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by Kempster45
Canada Day!!!!
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1 month ago1m

Posted by barjoe
LINKKlein Vision AirCar completes 35-minute test flight in Slovakia CNN
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1 month ago1m

Posted by barjoe
LINKStars and Stripes - There’s a Theory That At-Sea Navy Shock Tests Caused The Condo Collapse
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1 month ago1m

Posted by skado
Why some biologists and ecologists think social media is a risk to humanity One challenge is how little we know about the dangers. .
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by Flyingsaucesir
HeAdAkE posted this excellent question: Have humans stopped evolving? I decided to answer this question in a separate post because it is one that comes up fairly often, and deserves a scientific treatment. Let the science speak first, then we can ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by rainmanjr
LINK8. The Sumerians - Fall of the First Cities - YouTube
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1 month ago1m

Posted by barjoe
POLLAutomakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

To those who have a automobile. What do you drive?

  • 15 votes
  • 1 vote
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by FearlessFly
A Black Hole Feasted on a Neutron Star. 10 Days Later, It Happened Again. Astronomers had long suspected that collisions between black holes and dead stars occurred, but they had no evidence until a pair of recent detections. ...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by FearlessFly
Astronomers uncover evidence that there could be many more Earth-sized planets than previously thought
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1 month ago1m

Posted by atheistsliberty
Jeopardy-style trivia night. Event will be held over Zoom. Categories: Pride Cars Anti-Woke Movement Computer Science Summer Event is Wednesday, June 30th, at 6:00PM PDT/9:00PM EDT.
4 comments
Academic (e.g., Science)
1 month ago1m

Posted by yvilletom
The Big Bang model of cosmology is broken and dying.
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