Our Strength Lies in Our Humanity

Everything is Connected

There are times in our lives when it’s easy to forget how connected everything is. Times when life gets a little too tough and stressful and we end up paying more attention to our own well being in a way that disregards the cost and the consequences to the world out there; the people, the environment and everything else that’s a part of it. We find ourselves being selfish – not because we want to be but because circumstances force us to be.

That’s how the world got into the state that it’s in now. Here’s a neat 20 minute video that explains it all.

On this website I’ll be exploring and adding videos and articles that help to expand and explain the rich and diverse complexity of the world we live in – complex but not complicated.


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Hunger Strike Ends on Night of Defiance

press@risingup.org.uk | Phone: +44 7482 729 729 | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | After 26 days, Peter Cole, Marko Stepanov and Julian May have ended their hunger strike, breaking their fast on Election night, Friday 13th December. Surrounded by around thirty members of Extinction Rebellion, the trio watched the re-elected Prime…

Sandbox satellite to test operations innovations in space

Sandbox satellite to test operations innovations in space Paris (ESA) Dec 16, 2019 This coming Tuesday, ESA is launching the most powerful flight computer ever flown in space – inside a satellite smaller than a shoebox. The OPS-SAT nanosatellite will be the world’s first orbiting software laboratory, available to test novel methods of operating missions…

Growing carbon nanotubes with the right twist

Growing carbon nanotubes with the right twist Seoul, South Korea (SPX) Dec 16, 2019 In a recently published paper in Science Advances, Feng Ding of the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials, within the Institute of Basic Science (IBS, South Korea) and colleagues, have achieved the creation of a specific type of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) with…

Nanoscience breakthrough: Probing particles smaller than a billionth of a meter

Nanoscience breakthrough: Probing particles smaller than a billionth of a meter Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Dec 16, 2019 Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) developed a new methodology that allows researchers to assess the chemical composition and structure of metallic particles with a diameter of only 0.5 to 2 nm. This breakthrough in analytical…

Scientists have invented a new way to weigh intergalactic black holes

Astrophysicists from Moscow State University have found a new way to estimate the mass of supermassive black holes outside our galaxy, even if they are barely detectable. The results of the study were published in Astronomy and Astrophysics. […]Read More

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Possible explanation for the galaxy’s cosmic radiation

Cassiopeia A is a famous supernova remnant, the product of a gigantic explosion of a massive star about 350 years ago. Although discovered in radio observations 50 years ago, we now know that its emitted radiation spans from radio through high-energy gamma rays. It is also one of the few remnants for which the birth date and the type of supernova are known. It was a type IIb, the result…

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Ageing star blows off smoky bubble

In the faint southern constellation of Antlia the careful observer with binoculars will spot a very red star, which varies slightly in brightness from week to week. This very unusual star is called U Antliae and new observations are revealing a remarkably thin spherical shell around it. […]Read More

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Ageing star blows off smoky bubble

Astronomers have used ALMA to capture a strikingly beautiful view of a delicate bubble of expelled material around the exotic red star U Antliae. These observations will help astronomers to better understand how stars evolve during the later stages of their life-cycles. […]Read More

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Nanoscale ‘printing’ allows display of two colors per pixel

Engineers have developed nanoscale plasmonic colour filters that display different colours depending on the orientation of the light which hits it. […] Read More

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Nanogel-encapsulated stem cells for heart attack patients

Researchers report that encapsulating stem cells in a nanogel could help repair damage to the heart. […] Read More

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Hybrid 3D-printing of soft electronics

This method combines direct ink writing with automated pick-and-place of surface mount electronic components within a single manufacturing platform. […] Read More

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Naked molecules dancing in liquid become visible (w/video)

Scientists managed to see the movement of molecules stored inside a graphene pocket without the need to stain them. […] Read More

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Photonics: Invisibility is within sight

The theoretical discovery of transparent particles that break the previously accepted limit of visibility opens a new door in the search for perfect transparency. […] Read More

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Size matters in the detection of exoplanet atmospheres

A group-analysis of 30 exoplanets orbiting distant stars suggests that size, not mass, is a key factor in whether a planet?s atmosphere can be detected. […]Read More

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New quasar discovered by astronomers

(Phys.org)—A team of astronomers led by Jacob M. Robertson of the Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee has detected a new quasi-stellar object (QSO). They found the new quasar, designated SDSS J022155.26-064916.6, as a result of an analysis of available spectroscopic data. The finding is reported in a paper published Sept. 10 on the arXiv pre-print server. […]Read More

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Size matters in the detection of exoplanet atmospheres

A group analysis of 30 exoplanets orbiting distant stars suggests that size, not mass, is a key factor in whether a planet’s atmosphere can be detected. The largest population-study of exoplanets to date successfully detected atmospheres around 16 ‘hot Jupiters’, and found that water vapour was present in every case. […]Read More

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The cosmic water trail uncovered by Herschel

During almost four years of observing the cosmos, the Herschel Space Observatory traced out the presence of water. With its unprecedented sensitivity and spectral resolution at key wavelengths, Herschel revealed this crucial molecule in star-forming molecular clouds, detected it for the first time in the seeds of future stars and planets, and identified the delivery of water from interplanetary debris to planets in our solar system. […]Read More

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