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24 blogs about Science.

  1. 4 gravitons
    The trials and tribulations of four gravitons and a physicist. 🇩🇰 More info

    No Unmoved Movers
    Economists must find academics confusing. When investors put money in a company, they have some control over what that company does. They vote to decide a board, and the board votes to hire a CEO. …
    By 4gravitons, 1,186 words
  2. Abakcus
    The best curation site for only math and science. By Ali Kaya. More info

    100 Breathtaking Google Earth Images from Overview
    I've curated a stunning collection of 100 Google Earth images from the illustrious book Overview for your viewing pleasure!
    By Ali Kaya, 26 words
    World News on UFOs, Bigfoot, the Paranormal, and Other Mysteries at the Edge of Science. By Patrick Huyghe et al. More info

    The First Plesio-Turtle? Loch Ness Mystery
    Roland Watson looks back over claims that the Loch Ness Monster was actually a long-neck sea turtle. As early as 1895, there were artist depictions of plesiosaurs with shells in their back. However we don't …
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  4. Asymptotia
    By Clifford V. Johnson. 🇺🇸 More info

    And so it begins…
    There’s not much in this post, but I wanted to mark a significant date. It is the first day of the rest of 2023, but in addition, it is the beginning of a new chapter …
    By Clifford, 72 words
  5. Azimuth
    From math to physics to earth science and biology, computer science … centered around the theme of what scientists, engineers and programmers can do to help save a planet in crisis. By John Baez. 🇺🇸 More info

    Agent-Based Models (Part 8)
    Last time I presented a class of agent-based models where agents hop around a graph in a stochastic way. Each vertex of the graph is some ‘state’ agents can be in, and each edge is …
    By John Baez, 1,282 words
  6. Backdrifting: Milo Trujillo's Cyber-Nest
    An intersection of social system design, cybernetics, and hacking. 🇺🇸 More info

    Open Academic Publication
    Open Academic Publication Posted 10/28/2023 I’m currently at a workshop on open practices across disciplines, and one topic of discussion is how to change the academic publishing process to be more accessible to both authors …
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  7. Bartosz Ciechanowski
    Interactive articles about physics, math, and engineering. 🇺🇸 More info

    The dream of soaring in the sky like a bird has captivated the human mind for ages. Although many failed, some eventually succeeded in achieving that goal. These days we take air transportation for granted, …
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  8. Bits of DNA
    Reviews and commentary on computational biology by Lior Pachter. 🇺🇸 More info

    A note on “How the Gaza Ministry of Health Fakes Casualty Numbers”
    In a Tablet Magazine article titled “How the Gaza Ministry of Health Fakes Casualty Numbers” posted on March 6, 2024, Professor of Statistics and Data Science Abraham Wyner from the Wharton School at the University …
    By Lior Pachter, 347 words
  9. Data Colada
    Thinking about evidence and vice versa. By Uri Simonsohn, Leif Nelson, Joe Simmons. More info

    [115] Preregistration Prevalence
    Pre-registration is the best and possibly only solution to p-hacking. Ten years ago, pre-registrations were virtually unheard of in psychology, but they have become increasingly common since then. I was curious just how common they …
    By Uri Simonsohn, 68 words
  10. Lab Muffin Beauty Science
    The science behind beauty and cosmetic products, explained in an easy-to-understand way by a PhD scientist and science educator. By Michelle Wong. 🇦🇺 More info

    Benzene in your products, Part 1: Bad science
    It’s now Round 5 of “benzene in your products is giving you cancer” – over the last three years, this “known human carcinogen” been found in hand sanitiser, sunscreen, deodorant, dry shampoo, and now benzoyl …
    By Michelle Wong, 72 words
  11. Mind Hacks – Neuroscience and psychology news and views.
    Neuroscience and psychology news and views. By Tom Stafford, Vaughan Bell. 🇬🇧 More info

    The effect varies for different people. Take a moment and look at this. Some people don’t see anything special: just a blue iris in a red eye. Image: CC-BY Tom Stafford 2022 For me though, …
    By tomstafford, 736 words
  12. New Things Under the Sun
    A living literature review on social science research about innovation. By Matt Clancy. 🇺🇸 More info

    Can We Learn About Innovation From Patent Data?
    The definitive New Things Under the Sun post.
    By Matt Clancy, 16 words
  13. Nintil
    To estimate, compare, distinguish, discuss, and trace to its principal sources everything. By José Luis Ricón Fernández de la Puente. 🇺🇸 More info

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  14. Not Even Wrong
    By Peter Woit. 🇺🇸 More info

    This Week’s Hype
    Until about a year and a half ago, the way to get funding in physics was to somehow associate yourself to the hot trend of quantum computing and quantum information theory. Large parts of the …
    By woit, 638 words
  15. Quanta Magazine | Science and Math News
    Illuminating mathematics, physics, biology and computer science research through public service journalism. 🇺🇸 More info

    AI Starts to Sift Through String Theory’s Near-Endless Possibilities
    String theory captured the hearts and minds of many physicists decades ago because of a beautiful simplicity. Zoom in far enough on a patch of space, the theory says, and you won’t see a menagerie …
    By Charlie Wood, 78 words
  16. The Renaissance Mathematicus
    An aging freak who fell in love with the history of science and now lives mostly in the 16th century. By Thony Christie. 🇩🇪 More info

    Little things that made a big impact.
    It is quite common that people get asked what they think is the most import development in technology or the most significant technological invention in human history. Apart from the ubiquitous wheel, which is almost …
    By thonyc, 2,972 words
  17. Retraction Watch
    Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process. By Alison Abritis, Ellie Kincaid. 🇺🇸 More info

    Weekend reads: Deans out following Retraction Watch reporting; making sense of retractions; why one university is having grants withheld
    Would you consider a donation to support Weekend Reads, and our daily work? The week at Retraction Watch featured: Dean in Indonesia resigns following Retraction Watch report Our list of retracted or withdrawn COVID-19 papers …
    By Ivan Oransky, 594 words
  18. Sabine Hossenfelder: Backreaction
    Science News, Physics, Science, Philosophy, Philosophy of Science. 🇩🇪 🇺🇸 More info

    Institute for Extinction Risk Shuts Down: What We Know
    The Future of Humanity Institute announced last week that they have shut down. Located at the University of Oxford in the UK prior to its demise, the institute was one of the few places worldwide …
    By Sabine Hossenfelder, 69 words
  19. Shtetl-Optimized
    The Blog of Scott Aaronson. 🇺🇸 More info

    My Passover press release
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – From the university campuses of Assyria to the thoroughfares of Ur to the palaces of the Hittite Empire, students across the Fertile Crescent have formed human chains, camel caravans, and even …
    By Scott, 889 words
  20. Singularity Hub
    By Jason Dorrier, Vanessa Bates Ramirez, Shelly Fan. 🇺🇸 More info

    The Crucial Building Blocks of Life on Earth Form More Easily in Outer Space
    The origin of life on Earth is still enigmatic, but we are slowly unraveling the steps involved and the necessary ingredients. Scientists believe life arose in a primordial soup of organic chemicals and biomolecules on …
    By Christian Schroeder, 826 words