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Did the Big Bang happen or has the universe been around forever?

2 years ago by homer2000 in science

Did the Big Bang happen or has the universe been around forever?
The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of general relativity. The model may also account for dark matter and dark energy, resolving multiple problems at once.Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-02-big-...

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Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Humanity?

3 years ago by homer2000 in science

Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Humanity?
Some futurists and computer-science experts believe that if we continue on our current rate of advancements to artificial intelligence, robots intellect will surpass that of humans by the end of the century.Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Humanity?Can a machine act intelligently? Can it solve...

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Should humans deextinct (revive) a Wooly Mammoth?

4 years ago by homer2000 in science

Should humans deextinct (revive) a Wooly Mammoth?
Should humans deextinct (revive) a Wooly Mammoth?A carcass of a female mammoth was found in Russia that researchers say includes 10,000-year-old mammoth blood.According to the National Geographic article posted below in sources, cloning an extinct Mammoth is quite hard and nearly impossible.The ques...

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Human Cloning: Is it Ethical? Should it be Done?

4 years ago by homer2000 in science

Human Cloning: Is it Ethical? Should it be Done?
Human Cloning: Is it Ethical? Should it be Done?The ethics of human cloning has become a great issue in the past few years. The advocates for both sides of the issue have many reasons to clone or not to clone. This is an attempt to explore the pros and cons of human cloning and to provide enough inf...

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Should scientists/researchers study and research strains of viruses that can kill half of humanity?

4 years ago by homer2000 in science

Should scientists/researchers study and research strains of viruses that can kill half of humanity?
Should scientists/researchers study and research strains of viruses that can kill half of humanity?For which purpose and why? Will this benefit, or harm humanity? What would be the virus' purpose?A virus with the potential to kill up to half the worlds population has been made in a lab. Now academic...

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