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  • Click-bait sensationalism

    Click-bait sensationalism
  • The OP isnt 2020 CH, its 2002 PZ39, which has...

    The OP isnt 2020 CH, its 2002 PZ39, which has diameter of nearly 1km. Still, not nearly enough to cause worldwide destruction.
  • Highly recommend the original Fleming Bond...

    Highly recommend the original Fleming Bond books....14 in the set. Some of my fav modern fiction, the style is masterful.

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  • Besides the minor little detail that this...

    Besides the minor little detail that this asteroid is going to pass earth at .039AU (far away and not gonna hit earth), a 1km asteroid is not a planet-destroying, mass extinction causing asteroid.....
  • Lol FRBs like this are just some high-energy...

    Lol FRBs like this are just some high-energy naturalistic occurrence (hate to burst the bubble because I realize how much misc loves aliens and alien contact, and that its skepticism of them is on...
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    Not really sure what you are trying to say here. ...

    Not really sure what you are trying to say here. I do in fact think we are matter, comprised of the same old matter which we find around us. As far as I know, there hasnt been discovered some...
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    It was once a romantic thought that moon was a...

    It was once a romantic thought that moon was a ball of light and the sun and universe revolved around earth, at the center of everything, until pesky ol science showed that moon is essentially an...
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    Humans are very close genetically to the common...

    Humans are very close genetically to the common chimp, do people think all those chimps dying are going to an afterlife as well? To chimp heaven or something? Yes we have bigger brains, but somehow...
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    You are linking the same Cornell study that was...

    You are linking the same Cornell study that was linked above which was already replied to.

    You realize a possible 20 year difference wouldn't be important anyway regarding the OP's presumed agenda...
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    In on routine anti-science, anti-intellectual...

    In on routine anti-science, anti-intellectual misc thread filled with mindless posts from reds.



    so radiocarbon dating can (possibly) be off by 20 years? Wow, huge and groundbreaking.
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  • Poll: Pure mathematics > applied mathematics = physics...

    Pure mathematics > applied mathematics = physics >>> medicine.

    Sheesh, this thread is hilarious.
  • Many times the "everyday inventions" you see...

    Many times the "everyday inventions" you see attributed to NASA are either exaggerated, or even outright false. To take one example, the OP lists LEDs, but a glance at the long history of the LED...
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    Im not entirely sure a question like this is...

    Im not entirely sure a question like this is well-defined or has much meaning. I think the root of what it is asking is, given an intelligent alien civilization (say, orbiting Alpha Centauri), would...
  • Meh, the part about airy philosophy is spot on...

    Meh, the part about airy philosophy is spot on imo.

    This is the go-to video I use as an example of nothing short of absolute babble coming from Peterson, where he is discussing the concept of...
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    Interesting topic. Didnt watch most of it due to...

    Interesting topic. Didnt watch most of it due to length, but the entire premise seems a bit one-sided.

    Science is chock-full of successful theories that are "beautiful", however that term is...
  • Narrator says it equals 1/137, but this is not...

    Narrator says it equals 1/137, but this is not quite right....alpha is only approx 1/137. It would have been mystical indeed if the reciprocal of alpha was exactly an integer.

    See figure in sig...
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    question is somewhat ambiguous. -I assume we...

    question is somewhat ambiguous.

    -I assume we are talking about just integer percents to add up to 100 percent?
    -Does order matter? I.e. do you consider in the 3 case, A: 33% B: 33% C:34%...
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    In fairness, you really think the bolded is...

    In fairness, you really think the bolded is something we all can agree on? even the religious?
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    The only thing I can think of that we all agree...

    The only thing I can think of that we all agree on is that there is nothing that we all agree on.

    But since that doesnt make sense...I'll go with basic mathematical truths like 8 is an even...
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    ...but you can see the fossil evidence, ...

    ...but you can see the fossil evidence, morphological relationships in extant species, and genetic imprints from eons past in living things today. This is all evidence you can see. Carry on.
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