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Looking through the Big Bang
Big BangNovember 26, 2010 ET
We've been told that there was nothing before the Big Bang and now scientists have a way to see what came before. Is this a contradiction? No, it's just a brilliant stretch of imagination based on science.
Around the world in 40 milliseconds
InternetNovember 19, 2010 ET
Is there any connection between speed of light and stock exchange? Yes, there is, and it can affect world economy - and your salary - greatly.
What exploded in our galaxy?
Unknown structureNovember 12, 2010 ET
Some 25,000 light-years north and south of the centre of our galaxy there is a structure never seen before. It spans more than half of the visible sky and its origin is - unknown.
Are we 50% older?
Homo SapiensNovember 6, 2010 ET
It is widely spread belief that humans leaved their relatives five million years ago and started their epic journey. However, new data suggest that that occurred eight million years ago and that human race is much older than previously thought.
Our home in space
International Space StationOctober 29, 2010 ET
Ten years ago the International Space Station became the first space object on which humans from Earth live and work. Now it is prepared to be our first step on the exciting journey to other worlds.
What's in the face?
Strong faceOctober 22, 2010 ET
If you are searching for a lawyer and find one with a human warmth, with the face you can trust - don't hire him. He will most probably lost your case.
Good food deserves good music
Food and musicOctober 15, 2010 ET
There's virtually nobody who will tell you that airline food is good but don't blame airline's chef: the problem is in you. It's simple: when you are eating surrounded with loud noise you can't sense the flavour.
How to invent everything
NASA GoddardOctober 8, 2010 ET
What do you do when you don't have material, don't have blueprints, there's nobody to help you and you must build a device that will fly to space? Well, you roll up your sleeves and invent - everything.
The Bacterial Opera and crazy prizes
Ig Nobel 2010October 1, 2010 ET
BP, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, bearded scientist, bacteria and people who wear socks on the outside of their shoes - they are stars of this year's Ig Nobel prize, a hilarious event that reminds us that science can be fun. And a bit weird.
Lost beasts of Laramidia
Dinosaur LaramidiaSeptember 24, 2010 ET
Some animals are quite happy with one horn but their ancient relatives obviously weren't: new dinosaur, the inhabitant of the lost continent of Laramidia, had 15 horns. But that's is just one of the remarkable findings from Utah.
I've got you under my artificial skin
Artificial skinSeptember 17, 2010 ET
Who jumps for joy when a small annoying fly lands on his face? Well, scientist. Stanford researchers, to be more precise, who developed artificial skin that can feel the slightest pressure.
How our brain defines us as individual beings
Brain restingSeptember 10, 2010 ET
When you are just sitting and doing nothing, what is your brain doing? What happens when you are wandering around, looking at nature and "resting your brain?" Well, it turned out that your brain is very busy defining yourself as an individual being.
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