NERDTV: LUCID DREAMING

What gets me intrigued by the video above is the fact that a certain action made while awake affects the brain activity in almost the same way as doing it while dreaming.

Here it is claimed that some of the greatest minds in history have made breakthroughts through lucid dreams.

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NERDTV: ‘WE ARE STAR STUFF’

Stars are our stellar alchemists. They spend their entire lifespan creating and molding elements. In their final moments, a supernova spreads these elements out into the universe, providing the building blocks for new stars, planets, and even us!

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NERDTV: WHAT IF WE HAD TWO SUNS?

We often take that big, bright ball of light in our sky for granted. But we all know how vital the sun is for life on Earth. So, what would happen if we had two of them? Would doubling up on suns be a good thing, or bad? Our hypothetical lives in a new-look solar system would definitely be VERY different…

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DOCUMENTARY: ‘THE ELEGANT UNIVERSE’

Overview: Eleven dimensions, parallel universes, and a world made out of strings. It’s not science fiction, it’s string theory.

Beginning with a brief consideration of classical physics, which concentrates on the major conflicts in physics, Greene establishes a historical context for string theory as a necessary means of integrating the probabilistic world of the standard model of particle physics and the deterministic Newtonian physics of the macroscopic world. Greene discusses the essential problem facing modern physics: unification of Albert Einstein’s theory of General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. Greene suggests that string theory is the solution to these two conflicting approaches. Greene frequently uses analogies and thought experiments to provide a means for the layman to come to terms with the theory which has the potential to create a unified theory of physics.

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NERDTV: 10 SCIENTIFICALLY IMPOSSIBLE PLACES THAT ACTUALLY EXIST

The Seven Wonders of the Natural World may have been named too quickly. Wonders like The Grand Canyon and Victoria Falls are certainly big, and anyone who sees them will surely be impressed—but sheer size isn’t enough to truly leave a person in awe. There are other places in this world, though, that are far stranger. Places that seem almost alien, as if they could only exist on a planet that evolved separately from our own. These are places that scientists have had to struggle just to understand how they ever could have been formed. Places that will truly make you wonder—not just because they’re beautiful, but because they seem to follow scientific laws that don’t exist anywhere else on earth. Here are 10 Scientifically Impossible Places That Actually Exist

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