Homo naledi - an entirely new perspective on human evolution?

The term “Breaking News” will by now be widely familiar even to the non-English-speaking news audience. With almost nerve wrecking frequency is this expression used whenever something – sometimes more, sometimes less – dramatic happens in the world. Barely a day passes without us hearing or reading about some “Breaking news” from somewhere. But “Breaking […]

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Contradictions between the two great theoretical buildings of modern physics - On the phenomenology of black holes

Of the many bizarre things theoretical physics has confronted us with in the last 100 years, “black holes” are certainly among the most peculiar. After Albert Einstein had formulated the basic equations of his general theory of relativity in November 1915, it took less than a year, until the physicists realized what dramatic consequences for […]

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