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The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets

Pretty cool.  Jeremy Kasdin in this TED talk discusses an idea to remove the glare of a star’s light in order to possibly get a look at its planets.  

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Consciousness and the Social Brain: A review

What is consciousness?  What is the inner experience that we all feel we have?  Is it an illusion or an ontological reality? Michael Graziano thinks it is a reality, and he thinks he has found a scientific theory for it, … Continue reading

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