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Is this life real?

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Is our life real? Are we truly living? Or are we just segments of computer code? Wake up Neo. There’s isn’t just one answer to this. In fact, we currently do not have a perfect answer. Physicists are engaged in a deep debate on the nature of our reality, with strong arguments supporting the notion that

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Our Satellites Are Traveling Through Time

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Relativity is a hundred years old right now. The year 2015 is the International Year of Light. The title isn’t exaggerated focus – Relativity effects our daily life fundamentally. Einstein’s theory essentially tells us that all our satellites in outer space are travelling through time. If not kept in check, the satellites would basically travel to the future, technically.

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How far are we from The Singularity?

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It isn’t hard to imagine a situation where your best friend, or anyone around you for that matter, is not human. Not in the sense that your best friend is your pet or something. But that people around you, are cyborgs, or even fully intelligent robots. Seems farfetched? It shouldn’t. We’ve seen enough movies on this now,

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Solar vs Nuclear: What Energy Future are we headed for?

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We humans have been ranting about saving the planet for quite a while now. A significant fraction of our species wants us to cut down on the frankly scary amount of waste we spew into our atmosphere, while another economically-oriented fraction wants us to focus on meeting our enormous energy needs first. Solar energy is

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Have MOOCs changed the course of learning?

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Almost every aspect of the world as we know it now, has undergone tremendous modification since its commencement. Education and the art of learning is no exception. Distant learning isn’t an alien concept, but it’s more often than not depicted to be more style less substance. Before the advent of the digital age, in around 1890s

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