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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Research to accelerate development of high-efficiency graphene-based membranes

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Experiments confirm theory of ‘superballistic’ electron flow

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Researchers advance tumor-imaging nanosystem for enhanced diagnostic imaging

The novel approach generates bright tumor signals by delivering quantum dots to cancer cells without any toxic effects. […] Read More

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Scientists detect first X-rays from mystery supernovas

Exploding stars lit the way for our understanding of the universe, but researchers are still in the dark about many of their features. […]Read More

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Scientists detect first X-rays from mystery supernovas

Exploding stars carry a cloak of dense material that puzzles astronomers. […]Read More

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Hallelujah, It’s Raining Diamonds! Just like the Insides of Uranus and Neptune.

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Scientists ‘excited’ by observations suggesting formation scenarios

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Elon Musk Reveals New SpaceX Spacesuit

SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk made public the first official photo of the commercial space company’s spacesuit design with a post on Instagram today. He indicated he’ll have more details soon and said this first ‘reveal’ isn’t just a prototype design; it’s a real, working spacesuit. “Worth noting that this actually works (not a […] The post Elon Musk Reveals New SpaceX Spacesuit appeared first on Universe Today. […]Read…

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Gravitational waves are helping us crack the mystery of how pairs of black holes form

One of the key questions puzzling astrophysicists since the first gravitational wave detection is: how did these heavy black hole pairs get close enough to merge? […]Read More

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Mars Express Captures Mars’ Moving Bow Shock

A team of European scientists analyzed five years worth of Mars Express data, which revealed interesting things about how its atmosphere interacts with solar wind The post Mars Express Captures Mars’ Moving Bow Shock appeared first on Universe Today. […]Read More

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Witnessing the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Across America Mesmerizes Millions: Photo/Video Gallery

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‘Nano-hashtags’ could provide definite proof of Majorana particles

In Nature today an international team of researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology, Delft University of Technology and the University of California – Santa Barbara presents an advanced quantum chip that will be able to provide definitive proof of the mysterious Majorana particles. These particles, first demonstrated in 2012, are their own antiparticle at one and the same time. The chip, which comprises ultrathin networks of nanowires in the shape of ‘hashtags’, has all the qualities to allow Majorana particles to exchange places. This feature is regarded as the smoking gun for proving their existence and is a crucial step towards their use as a building block for future quantum computers. […] Read More

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‘Nano-hashtags’ could provide definite proof of Majorana particles

An advanced quantum chip will be able to provide definitive proof of the mysterious Majorana particles and a crucial step towards their use as a building block for future quantum computers, say researchers. […] Read More

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