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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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The Time for AI Is Now. Here’s Why

The Time for AI Is Now. Here’s Why You hear a lot these days about the sheer transformative power of AI. There’s pure intelligence: DeepMind’s algorithms readily beat humans at Go and StarCraft, and DeepStack triumphs over humans at no-limit hold’em poker. Often, these silicon brains generate gameplay strategies that don’t resemble anything from a…

NASA Administrator to Tour New Colorado Aerospace Complex, Discuss Artemis Program

[rNASA Administrator to Tour New Colorado Aerospace Complex, Discuss Artemis Program Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at 10 a.m. MDT Friday, Aug. 23, during his visit to the University of Colorado Boulder, where he will tour a newly-completed aerospace engineering complex. Source: NASA Breaking news http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-administrator-to-tour-new-colorado-aerospace-complex-discuss-artemis-program

Iceland is mourning a dead glacier – how grieving over ecological destruction can help us face the climate crisis

Iceland is mourning a dead glacier – how grieving over ecological destruction can help us face the climate crisis Death certificates and commemorative plaques aren’t something you’d normally associate with a glacier. But that is exactly how Iceland recently mourned the loss of 700-year-old Okjökull, the first of its major glaciers to die. This is…

Dog training for babies? Only if you want to raise kids who are anxious and unsympathetic

Dog training for babies? Only if you want to raise kids who are anxious and unsympathetic Otsphoto/Shutterstock Despite calls to cancel the programme, Channel 4 aired its new documentary “Train Your Baby Like a Dog” on August 20. To give a brief synopsis of the show, an expert dog trainer (yes, a dog trainer) told…

Researchers measure the spin rates of bodies thought to be either planets or tiny ‘failed’ stars

Taking a picture of an exoplanet—a planet in a solar system beyond our sun—is no easy task. The light of a planet’s parent star far outshines the light from the planet itself, making the planet difficult to see. While taking a picture of a small rocky planet like Earth is still not feasible, researchers have made strides by snapping images of about 20 giant planet-like bodies. These objects, known as…

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Messier 62 – the NGC 6266 Globular Cluster

Located in the southern constellation of Ophiuchus, approximately 22,200 light-years from Earth, is the global cluster known as Messier 62. The post Messier 62 – the NGC 6266 Globular Cluster appeared first on Universe Today. […]Read More

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Sustainable solvent platform for photon upconversion increases solar utilization efficiency

Scientists have developed a new low-cost, environmentally friendly photon upconversion platform that achieves high thermal stability using deep eutectic solvents. Deep eutectic solvents are an emerging class of solvents that are a cost-effective and sustainable alternative to ionic liquids. […] Read More

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Grasshopper problem yields insight into quantum theory

(Phys.org)—Like many mathematical puzzles, the grasshopper problem is simple to state but difficult to solve: A grasshopper lands at a random point on a lawn of area 1, then jumps once, a fixed distance, in a random direction. What shape should the lawn be in order to maximize the chance that the grasshopper stays on the lawn after jumping? […] Read More

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Nature’s toughest substances decoded

Engineers develop computer maps to help design shell-like platelet-matrix composites. […] Read More

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Programmable drug delivery platform combats diseased cells at genetic level

A new drug delivery system that uses a synthetic-biological hybrid nanocapsule could provide a smart technology for targeted treatment of a variety of serious diseases at the genetic level. […] Read More

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Better mastery of heat flow leads to next-generation thermal cloaks

Physicists manipulate the transfer of thermal energy as a means of reducing heat waste, using thermal camouflage tactics. […] Read More

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Humidity switches molecular diode off and on

An international group of scientists has developed the first switchable molecular diode. You can turn this on and off through humidity. Vice versa, it is a humidity sensor at the nanoscale. […] Read More

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Researchers use nanoparticles to target, kill endometrial cancer

Combination of chemotherapy and drug that forces tumor cells into lethal state shows promise for other cancers. […] Read More

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New nanowires are just a few atoms thick

Subnanometer-scale channels in 2-D materials could point toward future electronics, solar cells. […] Read More

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Neutron stars on the brink of collapse

Neutron stars are the densest objects in the Universe; however, their exact characteristics remain unknown. Using simulations based on recent observations, a team of scientists has managed to narrow down the size of these stars. […]Read More

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Astronomer’s map reveals location of mysterious fast-moving gas

Scientists have created the most detailed map ever of clouds of high-velocity gas in the Universe around us. […]Read More

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Model of galaxy and star cluster formation corrected

When galaxy clusters and globular star clusters form, a phenomenon called “violent relaxation” occurs. After interacting intensely, the thousands or even millions of bodies reach a state of relative gravitational equilibrium and a fairly long-lasting spatial distribution. […]Read More

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