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Brian Greene on Quantum Gravity, The Big Bang, Aliens, Death, and Meaning

Brian Greene is a theoretical physicist who also educates the public via his books and documentaries appears on Lex Fridman’s podcast. Time stamps: 0:00 – Introduction 0:27 – Entropy 8:35 – Consciousness 24:54 – Quantum gravity 28:14 – String theory 41:41 – Time 54:13 – Free will 58:36 – Emergence and complexity 1:05:48 – The […]

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Space

How to Nuke a Dangerous Asteroid as a Last Resort

In this video, Anton talks about a new simulation showing that we could use nuclear weapons to protect the planet from certain types of dangerous asteroids Links: https://www.llnl.gov/news/late-time-small-body-disruptions-can-protect-earth https://wci.llnl.gov/simulation/computer-codes/spheral https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094576521003921 https://dart.jhuapl.edu/

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Interesting Science

Why Are There 7 Days In a Week? EXPLAINED

Today is Monday and every seven days, a Monday arrives. But why every 7 days? It’s Okay To Be Smart explains why.

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Space

Possible Signs of Life on Venus?

Scientists at MIT, Cardiff University, and elsewhere have observed what may be signs of life in the clouds of Earth’s planetary neighbor. 

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Space

Could There Be a City on Mars By 2050?

Insane Curiosity explores Elon Musk’s plans for colonizing Mars. Elon Musk is a man on a mission, and that mission is to get humanity not just to Mars, but to get them to Mars in this decade. This is why he built his own space organization in SpaceX, to do what NASA (at the time) […]

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