Lightning Appears To Strike St. Peter's Basilica Hours After Pope Benedict XVI Announces Resignation (PHOTO, VIDEO)Lightning appeared to strike St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City on Monday just hours after Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation, according to the BBC. The lightning strike happened around 6 p.m. local time.

Pope resignsPope Benedict XVI made history Monday by announcing his coming resignation—something a pontiff has not done in 600 years.

Are We Running Out Of Scientific Geniuses?In the latest issue of Nature, Dean Keith Simonton argues that modern science is just building on what's already known, rather than upending what we think we know.By Rebecca BoylePosted 02.01.2013 at 9:59 am40 Comments Is the world clear out of geniuses? Will we ever have another Copernicus, another Darwin, another Einstein to... Continue Reading →

Supercomputer Will Simulate the Human BrainEven in the 21st century, there are still a lot of unsolved mysteries when it comes to the human brain. It is a complicated machine that neuroscientists continually try to understand.A new scientific endeavor hopes to unravel some of these mysteries by creating a highly detailed simulation of the human... Continue Reading →

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