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Is our universe one big virtual reality?  How to test if we're really living in a computer simulation

Is our universe one big virtual reality? How to test if we’re really living in a computer simulation

By Melvin M. Wopson, University of Portsmouth Physicists have long struggled to explain why the universe started out with conditions suitable for life to evolve. Why do the physical laws and constants take the very specific values ​​that allow stars, planets and ultimately life to develop? The expansive force of the universe, dark energy, for …

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Update: NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket launches on lunar test flight

Update: NASA’s Artemis 1 moon rocket launches on lunar test flight

Update for 2 am ET: NASA successfully launched the Artemis 1 moon mission on the first Space Launch System rocket at 1:47 am EST (0647 GMT) in a stunning success. Read our full Artemis 1 launch story. You can also see amazing photos of the Artemis 1 launch, the first photos from the Orion spacecraft …

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'One of the greatest damn mysteries of physics': The most precise astronomical test of electromagnetism yet

‘One of the greatest damn mysteries of physics’: The most precise astronomical test of electromagnetism yet

Credit: NASA There’s an awkward, irksome problem with our understanding of nature’s laws which physicists have been trying to explain for decades. It’s about electromagnetism, the law of how atoms and light interact, which explains everything from why you don’t fall through the floor to why the sky is blue. Our theory of electromagnetism is …

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Field Test: Lapierre XRM 8.9 - Firm French Flier - Pinkbike

Field Test: Lapierre XRM 8.9 – Firm French Flier – Pinkbike

PINKBIKE FIELD TEST Lapierre XRM 8.9 Words by Matt Beer; photography by Tom Richards Although you might be tired of hearing the term, Lapierre’s marketing team decided to run with the downcountry designation when describing the intent of their XRM series of short-travel bikes. Although there are two frames in Lapierre’s cross-country stable that share …

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High-end Lenovo Legion 5i Pro gaming laptop with Core i7-12700H, RTX 3070 Ti and 2TB SSD discounted by 33% thanks to stackable coupons

High-end Lenovo Legion 5i Pro gaming laptop with Core i7-12700H, RTX 3070 Ti and 2TB SSD discounted by 33% thanks to stackable coupons

Lenovo has a noteworthy deal for the well-equipped Legion 5i Pro 16-inch gaming laptop (Image: Notebookcheck) The RTX 3070 Ti-powered machine impressed us with its high gaming performance and beautiful 165Hz display, which arguably makes the Lenovo Legion 5i Pro a decent choice in the high-end gaming laptop segment, especially at a significantly discounted sale …

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Next-generation inflatable Mars landing gear to get a test during launch on Nov. 1

Technology that could help humanity land heavy hardware on Mars will get an in-space test early next week. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is scheduled to launch the Joint Polar Surveyor System-2 (JPSS-2) weather satellite from California’s Vandenberg Space Force Base early Tuesday morning (Nov. 1). JPSS-2 — a US National Oceanic …

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Futures Fall As Two Tech Titans Skid;  Rally Faces Key Test

Futures Fall As Two Tech Titans Skid; Rally Faces Key Test

Dow Jones futures fell slightly overnight, while S&P 500 futures and especially Nasdaq futures lost more ground, with Microsoft (MSFT) and Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) headlining a heavy night of earnings. X The stock market rally had another strong session, as Treasury yields and the dollar retreated. But the S&P 500 and Nasdaq are coming …

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Earnings are off to a surprisingly decent start.  Next week is the big test for tech

Earnings are off to a surprisingly decent start. Next week is the big test for tech

Stocks rallied this week as earnings season ramped up and is so far off to a better-than-expected start. With 20% of the S & P 500 having reported financials so far, sales results have thus far been 1.4% above expectations while earnings results are 5.4% above expectations, in aggregate. While the estimates have come down …

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