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The radiation left over from t...

The radiation left over from the Big Bang is the same as that in your microwave oven but very much less powerful. It would heat your pizza only to minus 271.3*C - not much good for defrosting the pizza, let alone cooking it.

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In Britain, like most of the d...

In Britain, like most of the developed world, stem-cell research is regarded as a great opportunity. America will be left behind if it doesn't change policy.

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There is no heaven or afterlif...

There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.

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There is a real danger that co...

There is a real danger that computers will develop intelligence and take over. We urgently need to develop direct connections to the brain so that computers can add to human intelligence rather than be in opposition.

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It is generally recognised tha...

It is generally recognised that women are better than men at languages, personal relations and multi-tasking, but less good at map-reading and spatial awareness. It is therefore not unreasonable to suppose that women might be less good at mathematics and physics.

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I would like nuclear fusion to...

I would like nuclear fusion to become a practical power source. It would provide an inexhaustible supply of energy, without pollution or global warming.

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Time travel used to be thought...

Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein's general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.

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The universe is governed by sc...

The universe is governed by science. But science tells us that we can't solve the equations, directly in the abstract.

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Science predicts that many dif...

Science predicts that many different kinds of universe will be spontaneously created out of nothing. It is a matter of chance which we are in.

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The media need superheroes in ...

The media need superheroes in science just as in every sphere of life, but there is really a continuous range of abilities with no clear dividing line.

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15 лет назад, в 2007 году, режиссер Сергей Урсуляк представил детективный сериал «Ликвидация», повествующий о борьбе советской власти с преступностью в Одессе в послевоенное время. Некоторые артисты, ...

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