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You are relatively true but also universally true.  You are relatively conscious as a person in the space/time continuum, but you are also Universal Consciousness, free from space and time. You are part, but you are also whole.  You are person, but you are also God.   –Mike Zonta, BB editor

Understanding Quantum Entanglement – with Philip Ball

The Royal Institution Last year, Phil Ball gave a very popular talk at the Ri about quantum mechanics, here’s his follow up on quantum entanglement, and our friends Alice and Bob. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe​ Watch the talk that started the conversation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7v5N…​ — A very special thank you to our Patreon supporters … Continue reading Understanding Quantum Entanglement – with Philip Ball

How to watch Perseverance’s Mars landing tomorrow

Posted by Lia Rovira in SPACE | February 17, 2021 (earthsky.org) NASA’s Perseverance mission lands on Mars tomorrow, February 18. Here’s how to watch.Sharing is caring! Landing on Mars is hard. So you’ll want to watch tomorrow when Perseverance (formerly called Mars 2020) hopefully becomes the first artificial object to land on the red planet since the Insight Mars lander in 2018. It’ll be the first rover … Continue reading How to watch Perseverance’s Mars landing tomorrow

Love, Loss, and the Banality of Survival: Charles Darwin, His Beloved Daughter, and How We Find Meaning in Mortality

By Maria Popova (brainpickings.org) This essay is excerpted from the thirteenth chapter of Figuring, titled “The Banality of Survival.” In the spring of 1849, ten years before On the Origin of Species shook the foundation of humanity’s understanding of life, the polymathic astronomer John Herschel — coiner of the word photography, son of Uranus discoverer William Herschel and nephew of … Continue reading Love, Loss, and the Banality of Survival: Charles Darwin, His Beloved Daughter, and How We Find Meaning in Mortality

What’s everything made of?

To answer whether the fundamental building blocks of reality are particles, fields or both means thinking beyond physics Charles Sebens is an assistant professor of philosophy at the California Institute of Technology. He is interested in the foundations of quantum mechanics, classical field theory, and quantum field theory. Edited by Nigel Warburton 24 October 2019 (aeon.co) … Continue reading What’s everything made of?

Bio: Émile Zola

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Émile Zola Zola in 1902 Born Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola2 April 1840Paris, France Died 29 September 1902 (aged 62)Paris, France Occupation Novelist, journalist, playwright, poet Nationality French Genres Novelshort story Literary movement Naturalism Notable works Les Rougon-Macquart, Thérèse Raquin, Germinal, Nana Spouse Éléonore-Alexandrine Meley Relatives François Zola (father)Émilie Aubert (mother) Signature Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (/ˈzoʊlə/,[1][2] also US: /zoʊˈlɑː/,[3][4] French: [emil zɔla]; … Continue reading Bio: Émile Zola

FCC fairness doctrine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The fairness doctrine of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), introduced in 1949, was a policy that required the holders of broadcast licenses to both present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was honest, equitable, and balanced. The FCC eliminated the policy in 1987 and removed the rule … Continue reading FCC fairness doctrine

HOW KIDS GOT TO THE HEART OF CHRISTMAS

A Debauched Holiday Became a Family Affair—One Where Adults and Children Alike Could Celebrate Enchantment  There is an almost magical connection between children and Christmas—but it hasn’t always been that way. Courtesy of Public Domain. by MARIA SACHIKO CECIRE | DECEMBER 23, 2020 (zocalopublicsquare.org) There’s a special, even magical connection between children and the “most wonderful time of the year.” Their excitement, … Continue reading HOW KIDS GOT TO THE HEART OF CHRISTMAS