Far from acting as the conduits of a benevolent deity, these religious leaders threw the teachings of their own church out of the window.
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According to Sigmund Freud, our revulsion at taboos is an attempt to suppress a part of us that actually wants to do them.
Now that it's fully commissioned, the James Webb Space Telescope begins its exploration of the Universe. Here are its first science images!
The apes taught sign language didn't understand what they were doing. They were merely "aping" their caretakers.
This freshly unearthed image drastically alters the meaning of one of the artist's most celebrated works.
The use of AI within mental health services could be a game-changer.
Researchers were even able store and read a 767-kilobit full-color short movie file in the fabric.
There are pros and cons to sending interstellar messages to aliens that may or may not exist.
You've heard of Stephen Hawking. Ever heard of Renata Kallosh? Didn't think so.
Is it true that half of disaster relief is motivated politically rather than by need?
Some scientists believe that DMT could revolutionize the treatment of depression.
Successful romantic relationships require desire, but that desire doesn't have to be sexual.
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Could we finally detect the elusive Unruh effect?
How efficiently could quantum engines operate?
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Physicist and best-selling author Stephen Hawking presents a program in Seattle in 2012. Although he made some tremendous contributions to science, his analogy about black holes decaying has contributed to […]
A tourist generally has an eye for the things that have become almost invisible to the resident.
The inside of every black hole leads to the birth of a new Universe. Could our Universe have arisen from one?