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The paradox that lets you float a cruise ship in a bucket of water

A strange paradox where you can float a ship on just a few inches of water.

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The Inertia of Twins

A discussion of three paradoxes associated with the theory of relativity: the barn pole, super-luminal scissors and the twins.

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Deutsch's musical illusions and paradoxes

Descriptions and examples of a number of auditory illusions discovered by psychologist Diana Deutsch.

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Zeno's Paradox of Motion

Philosophical essay

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Why is the sky dark at night?

If you think the answer to this question (known as Olbers' paradox) is obvious, think again.

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Can you explain Olbers' paradox?

Short and simple answer from a NASA astrophysicist.

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A Diary of Numbers blog

A blog all about bizarre fermi estimations e.g. how many characters you would type if you fell asleep on your keyboard or how many people it would take to hold back a whale

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Why is the sky dark at night? video

A short film explaining Olbers' paradox and its most probable solution.

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Fermilabyrinth

An educational site with good details of the particle physics experiments conducted in the Fermi Laboratory. Much is accessible to a wide range of abilities, older students will gain most but all ...

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The Franklin Institute's Case Files

The Case Files tell stories from the history of science, including Nikola Tesla, Orville Wright, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Marie Curie, Max Planck, Enrico Fermi and many more.

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