Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

How do you explain the Higgs to a layman?

How do you explain the Higgs to a layman? Easy – just ask a scientist or two or three, oh – and don’t forget, you’ll need a Mexican hat!¬†– Deskarati –

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Why Yuor Barin Can Raed Tihs

You might not realize it, but your brain is a code-cracking machine. For emaxlpe, it deson’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod aepapr, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer are in the … Continue reading

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Boltzmann’s Constant

We all know that water flows downhill, not uphill, because that’s the way gravity works. Gravity is a force, and the gravitational pull of the earth acts as if it were concentrated at the center of the earth, and pulls … Continue reading

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Scientist makes ‘Avatar’ robot

A Japanese-developed robot that mimics the movements of its human controller is bringing the Hollywood blockbuster “Avatar” one step closer to reality.¬†Users of the TELESAR V don special equipment that allows them not only to direct the actions of a … Continue reading

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