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04/12/2022 - 15:10
In 2005, the writer Simon Garfield published a book of extracts from the diaries of a selection of ordinary British citizens,...
26/11/2022 - 14:40
It's January 2004 and Nasa is about to land on Mars, twice. The twin Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity are scheduled to arrive on opposite...
21/11/2022 - 13:49
One of his proudest inventions was a homemade burglar alarm that alerted him whenever his parents entered his room. He used a microscope to...
11/11/2022 - 13:14
“I think it was just the presumption that they were wives and mothers, and incredibly glamorous, and there was not much more to them,” said...
06/11/2022 - 12:43
The extraterrestrial hypothesis (ETH) has gained such popularity, in part, because it offers a fig leaf of scientific probity. Radiation...
28/10/2022 - 13:18
 In ‘The Worst Crime of All’, he justified why aggressive wars were the charter’s supreme crime: because all others – crimes against...
22/10/2022 - 15:00
For students of the generally underappreciated (and mostly unsuccessful) German resistance, Tom Dunkel’s “White Knights in the Black...
15/10/2022 - 12:17
If he is right about his discovery, the history books will have to be rewritten in order to credit the Jewish people with a significant...
09/10/2022 - 14:44
A number of scientists, philosophers and technology experts at international educational institutions published an article in which they...
04/10/2022 - 13:46
If life in the 1930s was marked by a Great Depression, and the 2010s by a Great Recession, one might say our current decade is marked by a...
27/09/2022 - 14:05
These sketchy biographical details are almost all that we know of the life of the philosopher Epictetus, born around AD55. While some of...
20/09/2022 - 17:17
Her first order of business was to help him regain weight and health, but he had no interest in food after being deprived of it for so long...

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