Protesters call on Miss South Africa to withdraw from the Miss Universe contest in Israel.
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The objectification of women’s beauty measured by competitive processes, linked specifically to the body, strengthens patriarchal norms.
IP addresses serve a similar function to postal addresses. Postal addresses allow our mail to circulate, while IP addresses allow network traffic to move around the internet.
Artist’s impression of the accretion disk and jets in the black hole system V404 Cygni.
A spinning black hole is pumping vast amounts of energy back into the surrounding universe, but something is causing the jets that transport that energy to wobble very rapidly.
Diamonds are a data storers’ best friend?
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With current modes up against their limits, we need new data storage solutions. Tiny defects in diamonds’ atomic structure might turn them into a new medium for memory.
Do we take the sophistication of numbers one to ten for granted?
While adding up your grocery bill in the supermarket, you’re probably not thinking how important or sophisticated our number system is. But the discovery of the present system, by unknown mathematicians…