Posted on Nov 23, 2014 - 09:15pm by Scott

Curious? You’re More Likely To Learn!

According to new research published in the journal Neuron, people are more intrinsically motivated to learn if they are in a state of curiosity, and this mental state enhances long-term memory.

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Higgsogen - what

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 - 08:23am by Anonymous

You must've wondered at least once about the creation of Earth... or even that of the UNIVERSE! Have you ever wondered how? 
Well, scientists have been inspired by the same thought! Recently, the 2013 Nobel Prize winners came up with an interesting theory of an interesting name called "Higgsogenesis". The first part of the name "Higgs" came from the Higgs boson, which is a particle, and it basically produced different matter and antimatter particles (fun fact: when antimatter and matter come together, they annihilate each other and create an explosion!).

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Gravity Gone Gaga

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 - 09:36am by Anonymous

What goes up, must come down, right? That’s typically how it works for matter on Earth, due to the force of gravity. However, check out this video which demonstrates that it doesn’t always work that way. Can you figure out why??

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A Visit to MOMATH

Posted on May 13, 2014 - 08:28pm by Anonymous

I am excited to share that I finally made my way to the Museum of Mathematics (MOMATH) and it was totally worth it!

I often get to spend time with my niece and nephews (ages 2, 4 and 6) on the weekends to give my brother and his wife some much needed respite. Well that’s what I tell them…but the truth is that you can go to a lot of cool places if you have a kid with you! This is how we ended up at the MOMATH this past weekend.

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