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POWER TO THE PEOPLE

In Kenya, 85 percent of the population has no electricity. Riots recently erupted in Pakistan over ten hour power cuts. India and China turn to often environmentally disastrous dams to feed their underpowered grids.

The grid will likely not reach the remote corners of Mongolia or the vast rural plains of Kenya, but the wind and sun do.

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MAD SCIENTISTS

By on November 2, 2012 in Science Category
MAD SCIENTISTS

Modern science didn’t come as far as it has simply by mixing chemicals in test tubes and injecting them into monkeys.

The controversial tradition of self-experimentation has led to many breakthrough discoveries, but not without its often fatal risks.

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ALL HAIL THE HIGGS BOSON!

By on August 2, 2012 in Science Category

The discovery of the Higgs boson, the holy grail of all quantum physics. The birth of a pure white albino bison, one of the rarest animals in the world.

At first glance, these events may seem to have nothing in common. But with some perspective and a little imagination, they could perhaps be forever linked.

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DIVINE SCIENCE

“Where do we come from? And where are we going?” The mystery of our being is a widely debated subject that never fails to fascinate. Perhaps reincarnation best describes the repetitive cycle of birth, death, and rebirth?

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HUBBLE: THE HUB OF THE UNIVERSE

By on January 1, 2012 in Science Category, Uncategorized

The Hubble Space Telescope is a space-based observatory that has transformed astronomy, spirituality, and galvanized even the most casual stargazers among us.

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