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Too Hard for Science? Rerunning the Past

History could be reenacted, raising the question of whether we live in a simulation In “Too Hard For Science?” I interview scientists about ideas they would love to explore that they don’t think could be investigated. For instance, they might involve machines beyond the realm of possibility, such as devices as big as galaxies, or [...]

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Big Neuroscience: Billions and Billions (Maybe) to Unravel Mysteries of the Brain

The era of Big Neuroscience has arrived. In late January, The Human Brain Project—an attempt to create a computer simulation of the brain at every scale from the nano nano to the macro biotic—announced that it had successfully arranged a billion Euro funding package for a 10-year run. And then on Feb. 18, an article [...]

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