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Antarctica has a giant lake hiding under the ice - "Unique life forms" may be there, too

Antarctica has a giant lake hiding under the ice - "Unique life forms" may be there, too

Todd Haselton

New data suggests that there is a massive lake hiding under the ice in Antarctica. I know what you're thinking: So what? Bunch of cold water, Todd. But it sounds like there might actually be some pretty cool stuff swimming around in the lake. New Scientist said that researchers are particularly excited "because of the possibility that they could harbour unique life forms that may have...

Stephen Hawking: "History and memories could be illusions" because of black holes

Stephen Hawking: "History and memories could be illusions" because of black holes

Todd Haselton

Stephen Hawking recently discussed black holes and the often contradictory properties associated with them during a lecture at Harvard. The Harvard Gazette said recently that Hawking specifically explained that, if information is really lost in black holes, then we will have been misunderstanding not only black holes, but the science of determinism, for the last 200 years. Hawking said...