Interview with Jamie Williams
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Science or Fiction
For the first time scientists have created “photonic molecules” – coaxing photons of light to interact with each other to form a new state of matter. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130925132323.htm
A recently published study of deep brain stimulation finds it effective for increasing empathy in subjects who rate highly on the psychopath scale. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130924174331.htm
Astronomers have discovered a new type of pulsar that regularly switches between radio and X-ray emissions. http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/astronomers-uncover-a-transformer-pulsar/#.UkM_jMash8F
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
“The grand aim of all science [is] to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest possible number of hypotheses or axioms.” - Dr. Einstein