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24 blogs about Science.

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

    Making More Nails
    They say when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Academics are a bit smarter than that. Confidently predict a world of nails, and you fall to the first paper that …
    By 4gravitons, 844 words
  2. Abakcus
    The best curation site for only math and science. By Ali Kaya. More info

    From Confusion to Clarity: 25 Books that Will Change How You See Math
    These books demystify complex concepts, illustrate the application of math in various fields, and share stories of mathematical discovery that inspire awe and wonder.
    By Ali Kaya, 37 words
    World News on UFOs, Bigfoot, the Paranormal, and Other Mysteries at the Edge of Science. By Patrick Huyghe et al. More info

    A Plausible Explanation for the Lost City of Manuscript 512 Jason Colavito
    A rather remarkable tale of archaeological exploration and reinterpretation unfurls in this Jason Colavito article. Jason and the researcher who may have solved the mystery combine to explain Percy Fawcett's likely mistake. A more tentative …
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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

    T Corona Borealis
    Sometime this year, the star T Corona Borealis will go nova and become much brighter! At least that’s what a lot of astronomers think. So examine the sky between Arcturus and Vega now—and look again …
    By John Baez, 503 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

    Does rosemary oil work for hair growth? The science
    Is rosemary oil a natural, science-backed treatment for hair growth? According to a lot of doctors, scientists and trichologists across the internet, yes – there’s “scientific proof” that it works as well as minoxidil. But …
    By Michelle Wong, 73 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

    What is String Theory?
    This semester the KITP has been running a program asking What is String Theory?, which is winding up next week, and was promising to “arrive at a deeper answer to the question in the title.” …
    By woit, 206 words
  15. Quanta Magazine | Science and Math News
    Illuminating mathematics, physics, biology and computer science research through public service journalism. 🇺🇸 More info

    Viruses Finally Reveal Their Complex Social Life
    Ever since viruses came to light in the late 1800s, scientists have set them apart from the rest of life. Viruses were far smaller than cells, and inside their protein shells they carried little more …
    By Carl Zimmer, 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

    Even those who know history are doomed to repeat it!
    On Thursday 15 November 2023, I checked into a clinic in Bad Kissingen, Lower Franconia to start twenty-one days of orthopaedic rehabilitation for my fucked back. On the following Monday, the fifth day, I was …
    By thonyc, 169 words
  17. Retraction Watch
    Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process. By Alison Abritis, Ellie Kincaid. 🇺🇸 More info

    Exclusive: Wiley journal editor under investigation for duplicate publications
    Daniel Joseph Berdida An academic editor at Wiley who vowed to “uphold publication ethics” is being investigated by the company for allegedly publishing three of his papers twice, in violation of journal policies, Retraction Watch …
    By Frederik Joelving, 612 words
  18. Sabine Hossenfelder: Backreaction
    Science News, Physics, Science, Philosophy, Philosophy of Science. 🇩🇪 🇺🇸 More info

    Musk: Are Quantum Computers even good for Something?
    Elon Musk launched an XPRIZE for Quantum Applications! It’s a 3-year, 5 million dollar global contest that’s looking for ways to use quantum computers to solve real-world challenges that benefit society. Doesn't this basically mean …
    By Sabine Hossenfelder, 65 words
  19. Shtetl-Optimized
    The Blog of Scott Aaronson. 🇺🇸 More info

    Avi Wigderson wins Turing Award!
    Back in 2006, in the midst of an unusually stupid debate in the comment section of Lance Fortnow and Bill Gasarch’s blog, someone chimed in: Since the point of theoretical computer science is solely to …
    By Scott, 397 words
  20. Singularity Hub
    By Jason Dorrier, Vanessa Bates Ramirez, Shelly Fan. 🇺🇸 More info

    This Company Is Growing Mini Livers Inside People to Fight Liver Disease
    Growing a substitute liver inside a human body sounds like science fiction. Yet a patient with severe liver damage just received an injection that could grow an additional “mini liver” directly inside their body. If …
    By Shelly Fan, 1,029 words