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Before the scientific method came along, science dabbled in some pretty far-out ideas in its youth. Remember miasmas? And spontaneous generation? And the four elements?
A friend may joke that he remembers going through a long, dark tunnel into a blinding white light – and being hit on the bottom by a doctor. But in general, most people don't remember being born or learning to walk. Why is that?
Where do they get the particles for accelerators?
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Why can't we remember being babies?
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You've heard of the big bang, of course, but do you have any idea as to what was happening during that massive flurry of activity billions of years ago?
Kids are little bundles of energy, but their complex toys usually rely on batteries or wires for power. Could a toy somehow harness that bountiful childhood energy of motion?