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BBC News — Cambridge University puts Isaac Newton papers online

One of the geniuses of all time.

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Prop Store – Butter Cup Valley

Behind the scenes pho­tos of Return of the Jedi, what more do you need to know?

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Spaceflight Now – Discovery heads into retirement

Incred­i­bly cool pho­tographs and just a lit­tle bit sad.

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Kickstarter – Standing Up To The Experts by Orlando Wood

They’ve already reached their goal and then some but this looks like an awe­some project.

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Cosmic Variance – Scientists Aren’t Always Complete Idiots

Some­thing that I notice that non-scientists seem to make as an assump­tion about sci­en­tists is that it’s this sta­tic idea, ideas are rarely chal­lenged and the big shots are always right and never assumed to be wrong.

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The New Yorker – The battle over the Constitution

Cov­ers the his­tory of the rat­i­fi­ca­tion, the doc­u­ment itself and how it’s been used to argue all sides in a debate includ­ing gun control.

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The New Yorker – Sorting out the Senate

In Con­gress it isn’t major­ity rule, it’s super-majority rule.

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