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Personal Science & Physics

DNA hardwired into the universe

The most fundamental question we as a species could possibly collectively ask is: why? Gifted as we are with the power to reason, we now stand on the threshold of a new understanding of not just life, but of the fundamental purpose of the universe itself — life might be the very reason the universe exists at all…

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The answer to life, the universe and everything in it…

I like to think. I like to think about pretty much anything and everything. I also like to write about what I think about, too. Recently, I had cause to put thought to web page on the subject of theoretical physics. Not that I’m a physicist, theoretical or otherwise. But I sort of know enough […]

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Water worlds are oceans apart

In many ways, I’m glad to live in this time. Being an avid reader of popular science and accessible physics, I thrill over what is and what might be. But equally, I sometimes feel like I was born too early. It’s my grandchildren that will be the fortunate ones. They’re the ones that will walk […]

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A universal illusion

The universe just got smaller. 120 times smaller, no less. And what impact does this news have on our daily lives? Absolutely nothing. But for the likes of me, this news simply set my mind racing around and around and around .. in fact, my thoughts came right back to where they started…

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Eneco: heat-to-energy chip being developed

When we talk of disruptive new technologies, they don’t get much more disruptive than this. Converting heat directly into energy is as big of a deal as you’re going to read about anywhere today. So the heat is on to create one cool chip that if viable, could well have an enormous impact on our […]