News tagged with assumption

Why the immigrants come

The image of the impoverished immigrant, whether depicted being jammed with others in the trunk of a car or ducking through the underbrush to reach the border, has become a cultural meme. The endless influx ...

dateMay 27, 2011 in Social Sciences
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An abundance of small stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stars form from giant clouds of gas and dust in space, as the matter in these clouds comes together under the influence of gravity.

dateDec 10, 2010 in Astronomy
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Clarke clarifies pattern recognition theory of humour

Recent commentary has suggested that the extent to which anomaly theories have become ingrained in the minds of academics and popular commentators alike has led to certain common assumptions and misconceptions about Clarke's pattern recognition theory of humour. ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Other
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