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2012-07-03 02:24:41

NEW YORK, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- What has been dubbed "the world's smartest website" and think tank from the UK's Guardian and Observer, The Edge Foundation, has just received substantial backing from science philanthropist and Edge member, Jeffrey Epstein, and his foundation The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation. Founded in 1996 by John Brockman, a cultural author, agent and expeditor of everything thought-provoking and avant-garde, the Edge Foundation, Inc., known as "Edge", is...

World's Greatest Minds Answer: 'What's Your Favorite Theory?'
2012-01-18 05:48:29

At the beginning of each year, master of ceremonies for the science website Edge.org John Brockman asks his cadre of world-renowned thinkers to reply to a single question of eminent significance. This year, he prodded these legendary brains to answer the slightly cryptic: "What is your favorite deep, elegant or beautiful explanation?" In previous years, Brockman has probed scientific minds to name the most important invention of the last two millennia or to explain how the Internet is...