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What is Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity?

The general theory of relativity is the mainthe building block of modern physics. It explains gravity, based on the ability of space to “bend”, or, more precisely, connects gravity with the changing geometry of space-time. Albert Einstein founded the “General” Theory of Relativity (GR) in 1915, ten years after the creation of the “special” theory, applying the universal speed of light and assuming that the laws of physics remain unchangedContinue Reading


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Big vegetables can save humanity from starvation

Tomatoes, which today are considered the mainingredients of various salads and pizzas, were first eaten in South America. In the wild, they are very small, but modern varieties can be the size of a human fist. According to scientists, the first large tomatoes were grown by the Indians around the XV century - most likely, they were obtained by crossingContinue Reading


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The biggest bug in the world can knock you down

If you ever get the opportunityto ride a motorcycle on the roads of Africa, be sure to wear a helmet. The fact is that the heaviest insects in the world, Goliathus beetles (Goliathus), are actively flying over African lands. The length of their body can be 12 centimeters, and the mass can reach 47 grams. We can say that this huge bug is bigger and heavier than the cartridge of the Kalashnikov assault rifle,Continue Reading


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Hamsters are on the verge of extinction

In the 20th century, ordinary hamsters (Cricetus cricetus)crowds ran across the steppes of Europe and Russia, considered agricultural pests. They were as many creatures as rats and squirrels - it seemed that they would never face extinction. Only here, humanity, with its love for pest control and deforestation, followed by the construction of bright high-rise buildings, couldContinue Reading


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What is a hologram and how to make it?

Light is an amazing form of energy thatflies through our world at an incredible speed: 300,000 kilometers per second - this is enough to fly from the Sun to the Earth in just 8 minutes. We see the world around us because our eyes are complex light detectors: they constantly pick up light rays reflected from nearby objects, resulting inContinue Reading


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If people are so smart, why is the brain getting smaller?

You probably didn’t know this, but there isseveral theories about why the human brain is getting smaller since the Stone Age. The changes that have occurred during the evolution of Homo Sapiens over the past 20,000 years have led to a decrease in brain volume from 1,500 cubic centimeters to 1,350 cubic centimeters. It is noteworthy that such changes were observed on all continents of ourContinue Reading


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What you need to know about the mind of psychopaths?

Psychopaths are capable of the most monstrouscrimes, but often they are so charming and so skillfully manipulate others that they can hide for years, and maybe even their whole life behind a dazzling mask of normality. Those who are exposed, often gain world fame, such as Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy and many others. Moreover, the results of several scientific studies at onceContinue Reading


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What are meteorites and how much are they?

In Soviet times, many children collectedpostage stamps, and in the early 2000s they collected loose leaves from chewing gum. These times have passed, so people's hobbies have become more serious - this is difficult to verify, but at the moment there are more than 40 thousand meteorite collectors in the world. High interest in meteorites is associated with their extraterrestrial origin, because whoeverContinue Reading