As speculations over the future of Hillary Clinton mount, her tenure at the U.S. Department of State is – seemingly – drawing to a conclusion, leaving behind a very distinguishable […]
A Berkeley physics discussion group asked "the late night big questions of quantum theory" which served to refocus the field of quantum physics.
When asked last Tuesday what he considered to be the “greatest threat” to U.S. national security, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, replied: I […]
By using magnetic fields to disrupt local brain regions, scientists have recreated the kinds of distractions that happen in daily life. It turns out these distractions greatly color our perceptions.
A survey of over 1,200 European business executives yielded five general personality types which differ according to their role in the innovation process. Which do you best fit?
Roberto Díaz was the principal violist of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the National Symphony orchestra. Watch as he explains why bringing a hundred musicians together in to one synchronized ensemble is not easy - it's a feat of human expression well-deserving of our attention.
I have made it back to Ohio from Minnesota today – no small feat considering all the snow across the middle part of the continent. Amazing how a little phase […]
It is not often that a celebrity memoir makes the leap from the front page of the New York Times Arts section to its Op-Ed page, but then what less […]
Here are my notes from Day 2 of the World Technology Summit. I’ve been hangin’ with Dr. John Nash, my colleague at ISU. Today we learned about India’s Barefoot College […]
For DC-area readers who have been following the discussion of climate change communication at this blog, you will want to turn out to Ed Maibach’s talk tomorrow at the NSF. […]
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