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Science

Earth’s Inner Core Is Home To A ‘New Hidden World,’ Finds Study

Earth’s solid inner core may be home to a “hidden new world”, scientists have claimed. Within the scientific community, there is consensus about Earth’s inner core being a solid compressed ball of iron alloy, which is surrounded by the Earth’s outer core. A new study may change that understanding of the Earth’s insides. Published on September 20, […]

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Scientific Theories

Does the human brain resemble the Universe?

Credit: phys.org An astrophysicist at the University of Bologna and a neurosurgeon at the University of Verona compared the network of neuronal cells in the human brain with the cosmic network of galaxies… and surprising similarities emerged In their paper published in Frontiers in Physics, Franco Vazza (astrophysicist at the University of Bologna) and Alberto Feletti […]

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Spirituality

A Neuroscientist On Wisdom vs. Intelligence & Why They Both Matter

Wisdom and intelligence are both great qualities to have—but they certainly aren’t mutually exclusive. Intelligence doesn’t guarantee wisdom, and vice versa. In fact, while they may seem like similar traits, they’re actually quite different, though it is possible to have both. How is wisdom different from intelligence? First things first: What do the two actually mean? […]

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Universe

What’s the Total Energy In the Universe?

Considering the amount of energy packed in the nucleus of a single uranium atom, or the energy that has been continuously radiating from the sun for billions of years, or the fact that there are 10^80 particles in the observable universe, it seems that the total energy in the universe must be an inconceivably vast […]

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History

Top 10 Things You Should Know About the Ice Age

An ice age represents an extended dip in global temperatures and major glacial expansions around the world. During such expansions, a large part of the earth is covered in an ice sheet for an extended period of time, sometimes lasting for millions of years. Even though we know that humans survived the last ice age, […]

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Universe

How Long Is a Day on Other Planets?

The definition of a day is the amount of time it takes an astronomical object to complete one full spin on its axis. On Earth, a day is 23 hours and 56 minutes, but other planets and bodies rotate at different rates. The Moon, for example, spins on its axis once every 29.5 days. That means future lunar […]

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