Mindblow through science thread

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  1. tatsujb

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    Not much. Having it phase through itself is bloody cheating.
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    The passing through isn't the trick here ;)
    The really mind blowing fact is that you can turn the sphere inside out without introducing any singularities on the surface where the curvature isn't defined any more.
    (Singularity means you don't pierce holes into the surface or bend it so much that you get an sharp edge)

    Maybe this blows you mind a bit more, then:
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    A decade ago every self-respecting Fusion scientist prayed to the altar of ITER in hopes of a breakthrough. Now we're seeing dozens of projects with equally many different approaches to the fusion problem. Fusion energy seems closer than it has ever been.
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    Far out stuff! What do any of you guys know about that 2d universe or holographic thingy?
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    can't get enough of this channel

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    Well, something is quite, but not entirely unlike nothing.
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    they did it finally :
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    it's the superior printing tech too. the one that goes upside down instead of right side up. this technique makes models which are much much more solid.
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    I think more people need to realize that anything done via the scientific method is "science" and that there's a big different between more pure sciences (physics, math, biology, chemistry) and less pure sciences (social/psychological).

    Animal testing is usually an indicator ("This chemical/test/contraption actually works!") but isn't exactly proof("it works on mice so it works on humans").

    Human testing is even more prone to error.

    And then there's the newspaper effect of "here are 20 possibilities of what this strange signal means. ranked 20th is aliens" becoming "ALIENS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIGNAL".
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