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Scientists are perhaps the most influential people in the world today.
No matter how much you know, there is always something new to learn about science. While your college courses may cover the basics, you can get a more in-depth look at a wide variety of topics from Internet resources such as these great documentaries. These selections will help you explore everything from the inner reaches of the human mind to the outer areas of our universe and just about everything else in between.
The universe can be a very strange place. While groundbreaking ideas such as quantum theory, relativity and even the Earth going around the Sun might be commonly accepted now, science still continues to show that the universe contains things you might find it difficult to believe, and even more difficult to get your head around.
Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel
Albert Einstein He's certainly got the mad scientist hair thing down. One of the last century's most celebrated scientists, Albert Einstein turned physics on its head with his <a href="http://www.livescience.com/mysteries/080208-relativity.html">theories of relativity</a>, and made enormous contributions to the fields of gravitation and quantum theory.
Amazing advances in science <br> As you bow your head in gratitude, secretly hoping every aunt and uncle won't chime in with their laundry list of thanks, here's a nod to the most breathtaking — or plain necessary — <a href="http://www.livescience.com/10297-10-science-discoveries-thankful.html">advances in science</a>. The discovery of vaccines
11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks - Crazy as a Bag of Hammers - Humour, Jokes and fun stuff.Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don’t need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We’ve got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you’re a science geek.
by Maria Popova From Infinity to Fibonacci, or what religious mythology has to do with the inner workings of field science. After the year’s best illustrated books for (eternal) kids , art, design, and creativity books , and photography books , the 2011 best-of series continues with a look at the year’s most compelling science books, spanning everything from medicine to physics to quantum mechanics.