News tagged with objectivity

How do we know there's a Planet 9?

At this point, I think the astronomy textbook publishers should just give up. They'd like to tell you how many planets there are in the solar system, they really would. But astronomers just can't stop discovering new worlds, ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Better tests for Schrodinger cats (Updated)

In a classical world, objects have pre-existing properties, physical influences are local and cannot travel faster than the speed of light, and it is in principle possible to measure the properties of macroscopic systems ...

dateApr 18, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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Heat and light get larger at the nanoscale

In a new study recently published in Nature Nanotechnology, researchers from Columbia Engineering, Cornell, and Stanford have demonstrated heat transfer can be made 100 times stronger than has been predicted, simply by bringing ...

dateMar 31, 2016 in Nanophysics
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What are they doing with my data? 

You go shopping. You check-out at the cashier and are ready to pay. The cashier pulls out a camera and takes a picture of you, your bill and your credit card. You ask the cashier why. He tells you that the photo enables the ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Other
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