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What Are Amps, Watts, Volts and Ohms?

Electrical systems are more efficient when using a higher voltage to reduce current. SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty Images In an electrical system, increasing either the current or the voltage will result in higher power. Let’s say you have a system with a 6-volt light bulb hooked up to a 6-volt battery. The power output of the…

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Can God Be Proved Mathematically?

Who would have thought about God as an apt topic for an essay about mathematics? Don’t worry, the following discussion is still solidly grounded within an intelligible scientific framework. But the question of whether God can be proved mathematically is intriguing. In fact, over the centuries, several mathematicians have repeatedly tried to prove the existence…

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Photo shows 10,000 km debris tail caused by DART asteroid smash

After NASA’s DART spacecraft slammed into the asteroid Dimorphos, the debris from the collision was blown into an enormous tail stretching behind the asteroid Space 3 October 2022 By Leah Crane A tail of debris can be seen coming off the asteroid that DART crashed intoCTIO/NOIRLab/SOAR/NSF/AURA/T. Kareta (Lowell Observatory), M. Knight (US Naval Academy) Image…

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What’s protected under the Clean Water Act? The Supreme Court is about to decide.

The Supreme Court opened its new session Monday by hearing oral arguments in a case that could roll back protections for more than 50 percent of the nation’s wetlands, and thousands of other federally regulated water bodies.   The suit, Sackett v. EPA, challenges a definition at the heart of the Clean Water Act, a landmark…

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Wix V/s. WordPress: Which is Better?

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Self-driving cars keep causing traffic jams in San Francisco

This article was originally featured on The Drive. Driverless cars from GM subsidiary Cruise have been holding up traffic in San Francisco earlier this month. As covered by SFGate, multiple incidents have occurred around the city with the company’s autonomous fleet of Chevrolet Bolts. In one Reddit post from earlier this month, two of the company’s cars can be seen…

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First Theorized 70 Years Ago – “Rippled Beta Sheet” Created for the First Time

The rippled beta sheet is a variation of the pleated beta sheet, a well-known structural motif found in thousands of proteins. Linus Pauling and Robert Corey described the rippled beta sheet in 1953, but it remained a largely theoretical structure for decades. Scientists have now created rippled sheets in the laboratory and characterized the structure…

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Geneticist Awarded Nobel Prize for Studies of Extinct Human Ancestors

Nobel PrizeBy Yasemin SaplakogluOctober 3, 2022Svante Pääbo has been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for studying our extinct ancestors’ DNA.Svante Pääbo, the paleogenomicist and director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, with a replica of a Neanderthal skeleton.Karsten MöbiusThe geneticist and evolutionary anthropologist Svante Pääbo has won this year’s…

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Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day? How the holiday has been shaped by oppression

History & CultureExplainerColumbus Day began as a celebration of Italian immigrants who faced persecution in the U.S. But for many it’s now a symbol of the colonization and oppression of Indigenous people.ByErin BlakemorePublished October 3, 2022• 11 min readWas Christopher Columbus a heroic explorer or a villainous murderer? It depends on who you ask. The…