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Science historian cracks the 'Plato code'

( -- A science historian at The University of Manchester has cracked "The Plato Code" - the long disputed secret messages hidden in the great philosopher's writings.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Other
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Pi calculation smashes records

( -- A computer scientist in France has broken all previous records for calculating Pi, using only a personal computer. The previous record was approximately 2.6 trillion digits, but the new record, set by Fabrice ...

dateJan 07, 2010 in Computer Sciences report
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Why Einstein will never be wrong

One of the benefits of being an astrophysicist is your weekly email from someone who claims to have "proven Einstein wrong". These either contain no mathematical equations and use phrases such as "it is obvious that..", or ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in General Physics
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Mysterious X-ray signal intrigues astronomers

( —A mysterious X-ray signal has been found in a detailed study of galaxy clusters using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton. One intriguing possibility is that the X-rays are produced by the ...

dateJun 24, 2014 in Astronomy
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