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Jim Al-Khalili's The World According to Physics is a thrilling ride

9 hours ago   |   New Scientist

A new book from Jim Al-Khalili makes cutting-edge physics easily understandable and makes it clear why he fell in love with the subject as a teenager
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Expert reaction to new advice to support mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak

21 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England have released new advice to support mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak. Professor Linda Bauld, Bruce...
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Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

1 day ago   |   Social Science Space

( We are now a society at a distance. As of this week, New South Wales has closed restaurants, bars, gyms, and entertainment venues where people gather in large...
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Tales From The Loop review: Beautiful and sedate sci-fi escapism

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Inspired by a series of artworks, Tales From The Loop is an Amazon series about the strange goings-on in a town set atop an experimental physics research facility
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High-stakes search in a galaxy cluster for an elusive particle

High-stakes search in a galaxy cluster for an elusive particle

3 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

A search within a distant galaxy cluster for ghost-like particles that could provide evidence for String Theory and be a candidate for mysterious dark matter has turned up...
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Genetic counselors push for permission to hold virtual visits with seniors covered by Medicare

3 days ago   |   STAT

Encouraged by new rules from the Trump administration, doctors and nurses across the country have been conducting a flurry of virtual visits with seniors covered by Medicare...
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Science says touch is as vital as oxygen - here's how to survive isolation

Science says touch is as vital as oxygen - here's how to survive isolation

3 days ago   |   Dazed

We're currently facing an indefinite period of social isolation. A quarter of the world's population is now living under some form of lockdown and those who aren't are being...
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How a new twist on quantum theory could solve its biggest mystery

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

The "wave function collapse" transforms vague clouds of quantum possibilities into the physical reality we know - but no one knows how. New experiments are finally revealing...
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‘Need a better theory than Einstein's' Brian Cox's general relativity challenge revealed

‘Need a better theory than Einstein's' Brian Cox's general relativity challenge revealed

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

ALBERT EINSTEIN'S general relativity is one of the fundamental theories of modern physics, but Professor Brian Cox claimed: "we need a better theory" after being inspired by...
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China shows way to ease lockdowns before vaccine, says report

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

UK experts say easing physical distancing would depend on rigorous testing and isolation Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage China's tough lockdown...
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Scotland and Glasgow Sirens netball star picks up Newmains sports science job

Scotland and Glasgow Sirens netball star picks up Newmains sports science job

Lauren Tait is also targeting the Commonwealth Games in the future. Read more ...

Using Earth templates to hunt for life-supporting exoplanets

Using Earth templates to hunt for life-supporting exoplanets

An artist's impression of Kepler-62f, a large terrestrial exoplanet located about 1,200 light-years away that may host a pre-biotic environment similar to Earth's in the... Read more ...

The 13th Japan International Manga Awards || 第13回日本国際漫画賞

The 13th Japan International Manga Awards || 第13回日本国際漫画賞

When you think of “manga”, the genre of comics created in Japan may come to mind. However, did you know that high quality manga is being created all over the world? ... Read more ...

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

NASA picks SpaceX to deliver cargo to Gateway station in lunar orbit

Illustration of the SpaceX Dragon XL as it is deployed from the Falcon Heavy's second stage in high Earth orbit on its way to the Gateway in lunar orbit. Credit: SpaceX NASA... Read more ...

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

Why Call It ‘Social Distancing'? We Need Social Connection More Than Ever

( We are now a society at a distance. As of this week, New South Wales has closed restaurants, bars, gyms, and entertainment venues where people gather in large... Read more ...

Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

I have been doing evaluations and writing about the evaluation profession for nearly 50 years. For the last decade, I've been writing about evaluation under conditions of... Read more ...

Central Transit Places. The Archaeology of Man-Made Navigable Waterways in...

Anthony Del Rio. 2020. “ Central Transit Places. The Archaeology of Man-Made Navigable Waterways in Iron Age Scandinavia A.D. 400-800 .” Archaeology. Read more ...

Two new roadmaps lay out possible paths to end coronavirus lockdowns

With Covid-19 racing through the country, the United States is virtually locked down. At the same time, the yearning among Americans to reopen their communities grows, as does... Read more ...

Starwatch: catch the Crab as it crosses the meridian

The constellation Cancer, with the beehive cluster, is high in the sky and well-placed for observation This week is a good time to track down one of the fainter constellations... Read more ...

Expert reaction to updated numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths

The Department of Health and Social Care has released the latest numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the UK on Sunday 29th March. Prof James Naismith, Director of the... Read more ...