Category Archives: Science

Knowledge for Aristotle & Plato

It might be useful to look at how these two great (somehow contradicting sometimes) philosophers approached the concept of knowledge and knowing. Let’s start with the sooner – Aristotle. Aristotle describes three approaches to knowledge. In Greek, the three are … Continue reading

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Brain Waves, Meditation, and Binaural Beats – An exploration

What Do We Mean When We Say “Brain Waves” ? The Brain is made of billions of brain cells called neurons. Neurons are interconnected and communicate with each other by sending electro-chemical signals. When large numbers of neurons send signals … Continue reading

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The Sleep Reader : Sleep , Insights , Knowledge , and the Mind

How much sleeps should we get each day? How is sleep regulated, and what good exactly is it to our mind and learning? What are sleep “best-practices” ?   This article assembles inputs and blurbs from different places to try … Continue reading

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Interesting ( .. maybe ?) Facts on distances / size of things : Some Perspective – II

What is the Size of: Here is a nice list of the size/length (diameter) of some things in the universe (in meters) : The Size of a proton or a neutron can reach 10-12 meters in length The Size of  … Continue reading

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Interesting (… maybe ?) Facts on the Age / Time of things : Some Perspective – I

What is the age of :   The Universe : The age of the universe is  estimated to be around 13.8 billion years (See this , and this ). This age is defined as the time elapsed since the big … Continue reading

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