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Optical illusions

On National Geographic there is right now a science show called Brain Games. Even though a lot of the contents is not new, there was one optical illusion which really fascinated me:

Which direction are the black and white balls moving?

Look at the full image, look at the red circle, look […]

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Pandora’s Promise (The movie)

Yesterday I had the opportunity to watch a screening of the movie Pandora’s Promise at Uppsala University. After the movie there was a panel debate including the director of the film, Robert Stone. Since there was a lot of noise around the movie on the internet I was looking forward to see the film […]

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City of Stralsund flogs unique library collection

Money has to be saved everywhere these days, but should a public entity be allowed to flog the family silver? The city of Stralsund, UNESCO world heritage site, has recently silently and covertly sold off a unique library collection.

An online petition was started with the aim to revoke this action:

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almost free – still too expensive?

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Sciencephobia in the media

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