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  1. nomadreid

    Medical PMC journals as source? Example on "ozone therapy"

    I am having a discussion with a friend who advocates "ozone therapy": re-injection of your blood after being enriched with ozone, done by a doctor. Since I am very skeptical of this fad (all I can see is that ozone destroys double bonds in carbon chains, which does not seem like a good thing--...
  2. sebwild

    B Is Cymatics just psuedoscience?

    I understand cymatics as a phenomenon of sound vibration causing matter to create geometric patterns based on the properties of the surface and material used. It is my understanding there is nothing more to it than this and that it does not represent the language of sound or nature. Also that it...
  3. K

    B Postulates and pseudoscientific hypothesis difference?

    A postulate is a statement that is taken to be true, to serve as a premise or starting point for further theories. (e.g. Bohr's postulates) Hypothesis is a theory which can after testing be accepted or rejected. But a postulate is something that is assumed to be true without proof. Among other...
  4. S

    B I'm conducting an Experiment -- Moving my hand through a wall

    Hey, I would like to showcase my experiment I'm doing. I'm 16, in highschool, and the only science I know is chemistry. But that was a default class. I'm learning about Quantum Physics on my free time. and would very much like to become a scientist in that field. To start off this is kind of a...
  5. hubot

    What happens after exceeding the speed of light?

    I'm curious about one thing. What happens after exceeding the speed of light? What are you opinions about this? What does it mean as the formula m=\frac{m_0}{\sqrt{1-\frac{v^2}{c^2}}} goes after subsitute to equation example mass to m_0 and speed higher than speed of light to v negative mass...
  6. C

    News Freedom of speech and pseudoscience

    Problem: -freedom of speech (treated as almost sacred idea); -spread of pseudoscience. I think that quite many people here feel some kind of serious discomfort. Both supporting freedom of speech while in the same time being outraged by pseudoscience. In topic about anti-vaxines crusade, someone...