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Sports gambling is a fantastic field for any statistics or data freak. The whole industry is made possible thanks to probability equations that work out the likelihood of an event happening, such as a certain team winning, and by...
Kong:  Skull Island is in theaters on March 8th, 2017, so what better time to investigate the beast that will hopefully/eventually/absolutely needs to challenge Godzilla - the King of the Monsters?  The latest incarnation of Kong stands at 100 feet...
The James Webb Telescope is currently undergoing testing. The telescope consists of the Integrated Science Instrument Module (ISIM), the Optical Telescope Element (OTE) and the Spacecraft Element (Spacecraft Bus and Sunshield). Scientists are testing the ISIM’s ability to withstand...
A black hole is a place in space where gravity is so strong that even light cannot escape. The gravity is so strong because matter has been squeezed into a tiny space. This can happen when a star is dying....
Many — if not most — Americans think of the creation and evolution controversy as a dichotomy with "creationists" on one side, and "evolutionists" on the other. This assumption all too often leads to the unfortunate conclusion that because...
We all know that we can't travel at the speed of light, but let's imagine you could travel at 99.9% of the speed of light instead.  That's about 1,079,251,769 km/h.  Let's say you departed from the Earth.  How long would...
Researchers around the world are focused on improving our capacity to predict and prevent epidemics. These efforts are almost universally founded on the concept of big data. Given the failings of big data to predict the outbreak of Ebola...
Map of Mathematics

The Map of Mathematics

The entire field of mathematics summarized in a single map - The Map of Mathematics!  This shows how pure mathematics and applied mathematics relate to each other and all of the sub-topics they are made from.  Created by Dominic...

World of Religion

There's no escaping religion. It has enormous societal, cultural, political and historical implications. It's been blamed for wars and praised for bringing people together. But it is practiced in some form across the world by billions of people every...
Brian Martin, University of Wollongong The debate over climate change is relatively young while nuclear power and pesticides have been heated topics since the 1960s, and fluoridation since the 1950s. So what is it about these scientific controversies that makes...