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In US presidential elections, voters are allowed to either pick open enemies of science, called “Republicans”, or habitual liars who distort and disregard science however it befits them, called “Democrats”. Third option: effectively none. Almost everywhere in the world, only devote religious people like Obama are allowed to climb to power.

One problem with the acceptance of dark energy and dark matter is that they are presented as if they are brothers, as if presenting merely the start of a new line of cheap ad hoc fudge factors: Dark energy, dark matter, dark force, what next? However, dark energy is not a fudge factor and not new.

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The proof against local realism is humankind’s the most relevant finding in the realm of science and philosophy; there is no excuse to be ignorant about it while pretending to be interested and knowledgeable about cool science and its implications for philosophy. It was a difficult topic once, but from now on, there is no excuse anymore: Any good high school student, certainly any university undergraduate is able to follow the arguments as long as there is no religious/obsessive hurdle to overcome internally.

As of today, I am one year on Science2.0. A year ago, I wrote “Welcome to my first blog entry ever!”; since then, I have written almost 120 articles, which made me about a dollar each – a great way to stay poor. Traffic goes up surprisingly linearly, every month by about 3700 heads – no exponential take-off, no indication of saturation yet either:

Kilo Readers per month: The two peaks are due to Japanese dying and people mistaking me for a tree lover and other misunderstandings.

Usually, the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox is presented as if it potentially conflicts with the theory of relativity. This is because the correlation between Alice’s and Bob’s measurements seems to travel with superluminal speeds in one real world. The solution [1] of the EPR paradox shows that this view is upside-down, which is the reason it took so long to solve it satisfactorily.

Scientists and philosophers where trying to understand the quantum mechanics involved without bothering with relativity, because the problematic seems to conflict with relativity. However, in that way, the actual solution looks suspect:

I am not a big fan of re-posting others' stuff, but this gem seems to be hard to get and it is not just funny, but actually true, meaning that if you are for example an undergrad and you want to know how the postdoc feels about you, here is your answer.

Of course, the PI sees only the female undergrads that way (if they are male and straight), but nevertheless, yes they do! And the one with the postdoc perceiving the technician: the technician is the one telling the secret, the postdoc is the one whose eyes are opened.