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    How Aging Shapes Narrative Identity - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

    It’s not just our flesh and bones that change as we get older.Photograph by dirkmvp41 /...

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    Humans Are Wired for Goodness - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    Nicholas Christakis and I are on the same page: We would definitely sacrifice our lives to...

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    Survival of the Friendliest - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    Violence has been the sire of all the world’s values,” wrote poet Robinson Jeffers in 1940....

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    Is Tribalism a Natural Malfunction? - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    From an office at Carnegie Mellon, my colleague John Miller and I had evolved a computer...

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    Does English Fulfill the Dream of a Universal Language? - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

    Hideo Kojima is the Japanese creator of the 2015 video game, Metal Gear Solid V: The...

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    Why Did Witch Hunts Go Viral? - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

    If it is in fact accurate to think of witch trial beliefs as viruses, maybe it...

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    A Novelist Teaches Herself Physics - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    Helen Clapp, a professor of theoretical physics at MIT, recounted the biggest news of 21st century...

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    The Great Silence - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    The humans use Arecibo to look for extraterrestrial intelligence. Their desire to make a connection is...

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    To Fix the Climate, Tell Better Stories - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    Here are two sets of statements from far-distant opposites in the climate change debate. The first...

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    In Brain’s Electrical Ripples, Markers for Memories Appear - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

    Reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine’s Abstractions blog.For decades, scientists have been building a case for...

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    The Real Differences Between Human and Artificial Intelligence - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

    Sabine HossenfelderArtificial Intelligence, it seems, is now everywhere. Text translation, speech recognition, book recommendations, even your...

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    The Big Bang Is Hard Science. It Is Also a Creation Story. - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    In some ways, the history of science is the history of a philosophical resistance to mythical...

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    The Storytelling Computer - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    What is it exactly that makes humans so smart? In his seminal 1950 paper, “Computer Machinery...

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    Our Brains Tell Stories So We Can Live - Issue 75: Story - Nautilus

    We are all storytellers; we make sense out of the world by telling stories. And science...

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    How to Collapse the Distinction Between Art and Biology - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

    What Xenotext does is cause its audience to reevaluate their ideas of creation, both literary and...

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    Physicists Peer Inside a Fireball of Quantum Matter - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

    Reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine’s Abstractions blog.Experimenters in Germany have glimpsed the kind of strange,...

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    Who Will Design the Future? - Issue 74: Networks - Nautilus

    Ada Lovelace was an English mathematician who lived in the first half of the 19th century....