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« Reply #1050 on: February 01, 2016, 01:17:37 PM »

I wonder what one of them would say if I handed them a compass and said "Explain to me how this works".

They probably call it the work of the devil and burn the witch that you are at the stake.

No doubt what you were referencing, but I had to put it up, anyway:


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« Reply #1051 on: February 04, 2016, 09:32:48 PM »

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« Reply #1052 on: February 09, 2016, 02:36:40 PM »

A sigh's not just a sigh - it's a fundamental life-sustaining reflex
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/feb/08/a-sighs-not-just-a-sigh-its-a-fundamental-life-sustaining-reflex

Intriguing stuff! There's more going on the body with oxygen, blood flow and state of mind when it comes to coping with stress and depression. Gotta release them neuropeptides to keep the alveoli reinflating to fend off threats to the lymphatic system and more.
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« Reply #1053 on: Today at 12:07:33 PM »

Holy Moley! Scientists Have Confirmed the Existence of Gravitational Waves
http://gizmodo.com/holy-shit-scientists-have-confirmed-the-existence-of-g-1755465297

Major breakthrough in physics. Excellent video included in the article breaking down how gravitational waves work.

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« Reply #1054 on: Today at 01:55:14 PM »

So on certain levels of reality, even "empty" space can behave just like fluid matter?

I have no idea what this really means.
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« Reply #1055 on: Today at 06:47:15 PM »

I'm not a physicists by any means, but if you watch the video in the article above as well another one I found here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvJAgrUBF4w you can get a pretty good understanding or grasp I should say of mass, space and the distance between two objects. Or as Tesla is quoted in the beginning of the video: "If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration" - Nikola Tesla
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« Reply #1056 on: Today at 06:49:30 PM »

People I've spoken to today have read the news and even all like "Wow, what an amazing discovery! This will totally change the way we look a the universe." And while I'm sure they're right, when I follow up with "So what does it do for us?" they shrug and look awkward. :P
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« Reply #1057 on: Today at 07:10:21 PM »

To be fair, there's very little practical use that can be thought of with this discovery (yet).
Given human nature, maybe we'll make a bomb or something in the future ;)
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« Reply #1058 on: Today at 08:01:33 PM »

Well gravitational waves were predicted a long time ago.  We just hadn't seen them yet becuase they're freaking hard to measure.  So this doesn't really change the way we see the universe so much as confirm it.  Still an incredibly cool acheivement though.  Though it's not really my field I know some folks who work on LIGO and you have no idea how difficult an experiment this was.
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