The Hindu religion states that science only offers a limited view of reality, but all it offers is right and correct, meaning that the religion by it’s nature cannot contradict science, leading to the the majority of even highly religious Hindus accepting evolution as fact.
In 2013, a researcher at UW managed the first human to human brain interface through the Internet by wearing a cap and playing a video game. When he wanted to shoot a missile, he thought “fire” and another researcher across campus’s finger moved involuntarily and pressed the fire button.
Ultrasonic waves have been used to weld plastics together since the 1960s. It works by compressing two thermoplastic materials together on top of an anvil. Ultrasonic waves are then fed through a horn that vibrates their molecules, causing friction that causes heat.
During Islam’s Golden Age, after having a dream of meeting Aristotle, the Caliph (Ruler) ordered all his books to be translated into Arabic, and whoever did it would be given its weight in gold.
For a science fair experiment in 1969, a 14 year old scientist used genes to change chicken feathers from white to partially black, which his teacher said was playing God.
Every year the British Medical Journal publishes an issue full of joke science, like one paper that said men die before women because they are stupid. But years later these articles are cited by scientists as real, and this is causing a lot of problems.
Various studies have shown that coffee prevents cancer, causes cancer, makes you live longer, makes you die younger and reduces your risk of diabetes.
In the aftermath of WW2, over 1500 scientists, technicians, and engineers from Nazi Germany and other foreign countries were recruited by the United States instead of being prosecuted for war crimes. In fact, the German rocket program was a significant contributor to NASA’s entry into the space race.
This year, the U.S. government will allocate over 600 billion dollars to the Department of Defense. In contrast, NASA will receive just over 17 billion dollars in funding.