“Well, I don’t have any bugs anymore” | Science

Psychologist Susan Blackmore once asked neuroscientist Christof Koch if his research on consciousness had changed him in any way, and Koch responded right away: “Well, I no longer have any bugs.” That was 15 years ago, and I remember my perplexity reading it in Blackmore’s book Conversations in consciousness (conversations about consciousness, Oxford University Press, […]

Detected the largest stellar collision in the universe | Science

One of the most precise scientific instruments ever built on April 25 detected a slight deformation of spacetime. The two laser light rays of the LIGO detector, in the US, moved a distance less than one thousandth of the size of a proton. After months of analysis, those responsible for the experiment have just announced […]