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Unification is an ancient goal in physics. From the time that 19th century physicists like Maxwell and Clausius attempted to unite disparate physical phenomena, the search for a grand unified theory that would conjoin every known force and physical law has always been an implicit or explicit dream of physicists...
AW - This is a fun line of thinking! I think many people hold the intuition that their sense of right and wrong—unlike, for instance, their way of dressing—is deeply engrained and not subject to the tides of historical fashion. In essence, we expect aesthetics, but not ethics, to change over time...
We need a new happiness. The one most people use now is confusing even our smartest scientists. The problems start with "Bentham's bucket error" but Plato's pastry and a rare case of reality in Freud can revive healthier pursuits of happiness...
Thirteen years, 1,500 infrared cameras, hundreds of catnip-baited hair traps and an almost incalculable number of hours in the field have confirmed what scientists have long feared: the Formosan clouded leopard ( Neofelis nebulosa brachyura ) is in all likelihood extinct...
I felt inspired after reading Darren Naish's recent post, Herring gull eats sea star, and other tales of larid gastronomy. He describes seeing gulls eating sea stars, sometimes in one piece and sometimes just an arm (or two, I suppose)...
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