What Happens When You Blink?

What Happens When You Blink?

Blinking – if you think about it too much, it becomes strange and inconvenient. If you don’t think about it at all, it works effortlessly without any perceived time loss or visual obstruction to us. So, how do our minds…

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Turn Up the STEREO(B)

Turn Up the STEREO(B)

After two years of complete silence, one of the Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories (STEREO-B spacecraft) has finally made contact. Link Launched in 2006, it was created to observe the sun. It was launched with its sister, STEREO-A. The STEREO spacecrafts entered…

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Why Sentient Machines Might be Disappointing

Why Sentient Machines Might be Disappointing

Despite countless movies, books, and even scientific studies…digital computers may forever be incapable of supporting human-like consciousness. link It is well known that public expressions of the concern over the possible apocalyptic scenarios prompted by sentient machines are nothing new….

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