Jim Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz just won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics. It couldn’t be more well-deserved. Every year, the Nobel Prize reminds all of humanity to […]
Not only does this give us a look at the scaffolding of the universe, we found some new galaxies too!
From exoplanets to supermassive black holes to the first stars and galaxies, Webb will show us the Universe as we've never seen it before.
Math offers good evidence that humans can solve any problem — as long as there’s money in it.
Urinating in the direction of NATO’s staunchest opponent could cost you $350 or more. For world peace, aim wisely.
Coherentism accepts that circular reasoning is probably the best any of us can do.
Think of a combination of immersive virtual reality, an online role-playing game, and the internet.
The strangest thing about trying to predict the future is that our only clues lie in the past.
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
Do our thoughts have any meaning whatsoever?
Are we really only a moment away from "The Singularity," a technological epoch that will usher in a new era in human evolution?
Three out of four Russians accused of witchcraft were men.
Disgusting behavior is often crucial to survival.
Were Hitler’s SS henchmen willing executioners fueled by racial propaganda or mindless servants vying for promotions?
Too many entrepreneurs care more about growing their audience at all costs than improving their ability to serve all sectors of their existing audience.
Historians know how military technologies evolved, but the reasons why remain poorly understood.
User-driven sites lead to user-based bias.
In the mid-20th century, ‘physical cosmology’ was considered an oxymoronic joke. Today, it’s Nobel-winning science. Imagine you wanted to know everything you could about the Universe. You’d want to find […]
How can the law keep up with new genetic technology?
The human body is endlessly fascinating.
"I suddenly woke up one day and thought, you idiot, you are letting your life fade away, you have got to do something."
It’s one of cosmology’s biggest unsolved mysteries. The strongest argument against it may have just evaporated. The ultimate goal of cosmology contains the greatest ambition of any scientific field: to […]
There are so many problems, all across planet Earth, that harm and threaten humanity. Why invest in researching the Universe?
Since Ukraine originally meant “borderland,” the territory was already a target for several kingdoms.