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Is Pluto a Planet? An Animated Explanation Sets the Record Straight
Is Pluto a Planet? An Animated Explanation Sets the Record Straight

A brief history of why the word “planet” isn’t very helpful.

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How Intuition and the Imagination Fuel “Rational” Scientific Discovery and Creativity: A 1957 Guide
How Intuition and the Imagination Fuel “Rational” Scientific Discovery and Creativity: A 1957 Guide

“Those who do not know the torment of the unknown cannot have the joy of discovery.”

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How a Virus Conquers the World, Animated
How a Virus Conquers the World, Animated

Dynamic animated anatomy of going viral.

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Thomas Edison’s To-Do List, 1888
Thomas Edison’s To-Do List, 1888

What ink for the blind has to do with marine telegraphy and electrical pianos.

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The Self Illusion: How Our Social Brain Constructs Who We Are
The Self Illusion: How Our Social Brain Constructs Who We Are

Hume was a neuroscientist, or what early aviation has to do with the psychology of identity.

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Color Harmony: An Animated Explanation of How Color Vision Works circa 1938
Color Harmony: An Animated Explanation of How Color Vision Works circa 1938

Vintage black-and-white film explains the wonders of color vision.

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