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Humans are Cool With Finding Aliens
December 9, 2017 0 Comments

Humans Would Be Cool with Finding Aliens Author: Stephanie Pappas Source: Live Science.com (https://www.livescience.com/61117-humans-react-to-finding-aliens.html) If extraterrestrial life is ever discovered, humanity would probably be pretty cool with it. A new study, one of very few of its kind, finds that people typically respond quite positively to the notion of life on other planets. The study […]

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The Ig Nobels: Harvard Makes Fun of its Wacky “Discoveries”
July 21, 2017 0 Comments

Author: David Moye Source: Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/2016-ig-nobel-prizes_us_57e2bbb3e4b0e80b1b9fa978?utm_hp_ref=weird-science) The awards honor “discoveries that cannot, or should not, be reproduced.” Some scientists who make astonishing breakthroughs win a Nobel Prize. But there are others whose discoveries make people think, “Wow, it’s astonishing someone actually thought to study that.” Things like how polyester pants affect the sex life […]

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