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Flat Earth believers: Are they for real?

Did you know that some people think the Earth is flat? Apparently there are, but I still have trouble believing it. Why? Because I just…

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How possible is Star Wars: How’s that empire work again?

This is part four of a four-part series of columns written to mark Star Wars’ 40th Anniversary. Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Man, government in…

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How possible is Star Wars? Part III: Would droids leave humans without any work to do?

This is part three of a four-part series of columns written to mark Star Wars’ 40th Anniversary. Read Part 1 and Part 2. Anyone who…

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How possible is Star Wars? Part II: Galactic Empires aren’t built in a day

This is part three of a four-part series of columns written to mark Star Wars’ 40th Anniversary. Read Part 1 and Part 3. Star Wars…

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How possible is Star Wars? Episode I: Is faster-than-light travel possible?

Editor’s note: This is the first in a four-part series marking the 40th Anniversary of the release of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Read Part…

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Cultured meat is a future feast

It might have sounded like science fiction just a few years ago, but today it seems we are just few years away from having meat…

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