ROUGH DRAFT Daniel Dennett, one of the best-known living philosophers and a professor at Tufts University, feels it's time to unmask the philosopher's art and make thought experimentation accessible to a wider...
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Scientists exploring the Mariana Trench observed on video an unknown fish species living 8,143 meters (26,713 feet) below the surface.
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This mathematical fantasy landscape was created by expanding on the Mandelbrot set of fractals to three dimensions.
Image Credit & Copyright: Jos Leys (Mathematical Imagery), Ultra Fractal