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Posts on science, its history and philosophy, and why these things matter. Named for the 16th century Polish astronomer who dislodged Earth from the centre of the universe.
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June 15, 2013

Humankind is racing toward the day when the world’s fastest computers are quantum mechanical. These devices owe their superiority to a phenomenon scientists don’t fully understand. Enter John Stuart Bell, to make matters worse. »

June 11, 2013

Why is the proposed International Linear Collider going to be straight and not ringed like the LHC? »

June 6, 2013

Science and philosophy have tread diverse paths over the years, but at all points of time, they were convergent via human agency. Many scientists have denied this. They are wrong in doing so. »

June 2, 2013

Bitcoins are often underrepresented as being just currency, but they're much more. They're the internet's first, what economists would call, bearer instruments that encourage trade and discourage mistrust. »

May 31, 2013

Bitcoins are the world's first decentralised peer-to-peer currency that demonstrate how the shortcomings of contemporary internet commerce can be avoided cryptographically without compromising on security or trust. »

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