William Shatner is going to space because Jeff Bezos loves Star Trek.
Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use online ledgers, called blockchains, to record transactions. These blockchains are decentralized, meaning the permanent record is not stored in one location but exists on […]
The paper-thin device may also someday be used to stimulate bone growth.
Will all robots think like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg?
The very concept of a "problem with no solution" goes against human nature. But we must accept this harsh reality to have peace in our lives.
With launch, deployment, calibration, and science operations about to commence, here are 10 facts that are absolutely true.
It's almost time to 'spring forward.'
In order to bring the benefits of 5G technology to a worldwide population, a new set of towers, routers, and additional infrastructure will need to be installed. Although there are […]
Not only can’t astronomers and planetary scientists agree, but the IAU made it worse for everyone. If you were alive in 2006, you likely remember a momentous event in astronomy: […]
U.S. Supreme Court justices receive lifetime appointments to the bench, but many wonder if indefinite terms do more harm to our legal system than good.
A new study highlights how blockchain technology can be a game-changer in education.
NASA scientists are sifting through some of the last transmissions from Cassini. And what they’re finding are kittens. You read that right.
How the James Webb Space Telescope was made. “One way or another the first stars must have influenced our own history, beginning with stirring up everything and producing the other chemical […]
I’m not saying it isn’t aliens… but it’s not aliens. “Just to clarify, neither Jason or myself … are advocating that it is an alien megastructure, but we also can’t completely rule […]
The United States is not only a country of immigrants, but its composition is dramatically changing.
Only 8% of people who suffer from cardiac arrest survive this incident. An ambulance drone could deliver automated defibrillation to any patient in a four square miles within a minute, increasing survival rates up to 80%.
With the May 1st grand opening to the public of its new building in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, the Whitney Museum launches a new era not only in the New York City art scene, but also, possibly, in the very world of museums. Thanks to a Renzo Piano-designed new building built, as Whitney Director Adam D. Weinberg put it, “from the inside out” to serve the interests of the art and the patrons first, the new Whitney and its classic collection of American art stretching back to 1900 has drawn excited raves and exasperated rants from critics. Their inaugural exhibition, America Is Hard to See, gathers together long-loved classic works with rarely seen newcomers to create a paradox of old and new to mirror the many paradoxes of the American history the art embodies and critiques by turns. This shock of the new (and old) is the must-see art event of the year.
How the last open cluster ever discovered by Messier himself still holds some amazing secrets and wonder more than 200 years after its discovery. “The journey is difficult, immense. We […]
In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to share an article written by my former colleague Ross Robertson for EnlightenNext magazine called “A Brighter Shade of Green: Rebooting Environmentalism for the 21stCentury.” […]
As widely expected after Ambassador Susan Rice’s withdrawal from consideration, President Barack Obama has nominated Senator John Kerry as his new Secretary of State to succeed Hillary Clinton. A new […]
So Romney is taking a big and deserved hit for his stupid and arrogant remark that 47% of Americans won’t vote for him because they don’t pay income taxes and, […]
It all started with a review. When a reviewer of a 1957 painting exhibition by Jasper Johns compared one of his paintings to a readymade by Marcel Duchamp, Johns and […]