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Zuleika B Yañez
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A news story about the new(-ish) paper on the possibility that the fine-structure constant (a dimensionless ratio involving the electron charge, the speed of light, and Planck's constant) is not only changing in time, but changing is different ways in different parts of the universe.

This is notable not just because it would be a big deal if true, but because it quotes me saying skeptical things about the measurement (along with people who actually know a lot about astronomy...). Sadly, it gets the name of my employer wrong, but I emailed the author, so it might get fixed. And anyway, they spelled my name right...
Another Law of Physics Broken? Just weeks after speeding neutrinos seem to have broken the speed of light, another universal law, the fine structure constant might be about to crumble. Or it might be ...
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A Short History of the Ampersand
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Wonderful caricatures by Gareth Southwell. Russell is my favourite.
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I think this is my first G+ post. Anyway, just finished a commission of Sartre. Pencil on art board. Zu, you're up next!

Anyone interested in something, please contact me for info.
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Sands as unique as snowflakes...
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Curated by +Robby Bowles & +Allison Sekuler.
Viewed at a magnification of over 250 times real life the grains are shown to be delicate, colourful structures each as unique as a snowflake.
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At first glance I thought "these can't be sand, they are too beautiful!" but wow things could look completely different once we start seeing pass the skin deep. =)

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Complementarily, a classic read. Why did the chicken cross the road, according to some major philosophers -- http://philosophy.eserver.org/chicken.txt
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NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for the p
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We are stardust. We are golden.
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Fred Hoyle will be laughing in the Afterlife..now if there was just some evidence for the Steady State theory...

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So when you look at a profile and it tells you how many people you have in common... is that people who have the profile owner in their circles... or people that you and the profile owner both have in your circles?
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Hi, the Anna Freud Centre - nice place to be working. I haven't heard of anything yet but term hasn't properly started yet so I'm sure I'll hear more about the lectures in the coming weeks.

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GRAPHENE WILL CHANGE THE WAY WE LIVE

Scientists; Konstantin Novoselow and Andre Geim, were awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics for their pioneering work on the discovery of graphene.

Why Graphene Won Scientists the Nobel Prize
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/10/graphene/

Our research establishes graphene as the strongest material ever measured, some 200 times stronger than structural steel,
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/08/07/graphene.html
Graphene Will Change the Way We Live. Michio Kaku on October 6, 2010, 5:06 PM. Tweet. Graphene_michiokaku. The theory behind the substance graphene was first explored by theoretical physicist Philip W...
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A good part of the theoretical research was done in my department: http://communications.uwo.ca/com/western_news/stories/eyes_on_the_prize_20101118447112/
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Postgrad philosophy student
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Philosophy student. Main areas of interest: mind and consciousness, epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of science. Also interested in psychology, the subconscious and psychoanalysis.
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