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Harnessing Infinity: The Promise of Quantum Computing

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Register has published a fascinating video about Quantum Computing, an interview with D-Wave, a company which manufactures what they claim are quantum computing systems. According to The Register; It turns out that there are three broad categories of problem where your best bet is a quantum computer. The first…

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Not so Friday Funny – Science is turning back to the dark ages

Science is in an integrity crisis, and climate science is leading the way for loss of integrity Science is turning back to the dark ages Man-made global warming theory has been propped up by studies that many scientists have dismissed as methodologically flawed, ideologically bent or even fraudulent. The problem of scientific integrity, however, goes…

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Science debunks the eco-fable of Easter Island

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website. Summary: The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific from Samoa to South America is one of history’s greatest achievements of exploration. Conducted with primitive technology, they colonized almost every suitable island in the Pacific. Equally remarkable in a different way is how the sad story of the last…

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Study: those who fake data aren’t real scientists

From the “fabrication makes publication” department comes this study on the “core values” of scientists. What values are important to scientists? MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON, D.C. – While many people are marking today scrutinizing the virtues of their Valentines, Michigan State University revealed a first-of-its-kind study on the virtues and values of scientists. The study,…