The great theoretical physicist Steven Weinberg passed away on July 23. This is our tribute.
A curated list of must-watch films from Big Think readers.
A tourist generally has an eye for the things that have become almost invisible to the resident.
The Buddha wasn't concerned with transcendence, but rather fully embodying the moment.
In a 2018 article, Gallup writer Ryan Pendell shared some frightening figures for business leaders. Public poll data showed that only a quarter of employees believed their leaders had a […]
If you thought it was just one rich region in space, look deeper and wider. Shining brilliantly in January’s skies is the Great Orion Nebula. By 10 PM every night in […]
Participants were also more likely to see God as old than young, and male rather than female.
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Determining whether human nature is short-sighted when it comes to survival-necessary situations
Love to drop F-bombs? Thank the shift to agriculture.
Slowing workforce growth can affect American GDP growth unless we focus on skills training and immigration reform, says Robert Steven Kaplan, the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Most people don't just think the world should be run meritocratically, they think it is meritocratic.
If they saw us as we were before the recent industrial revolution, would there be any reason to particularly care about us? All across the Universe, trillions of galaxies can be […]
History will remember Stephen Hawking for his many contributions to cosmology and astrophysics, but his beliefs about the future could soon prove just as important.
CFC-11 was banned worldwide in 1987 by the Montreal Protocol, but scientists have found increasing levels of the ozone-depleting chemical in the atmosphere since 2013.
Some wildfires will always be unavoidable. But nature, thankfully, recovers relatively quickly. The past few years have brought some devastating wildfires to large parts of the American west. A wildfire […]
Senator John Sidney McCain III, who died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 at the age of 81, is lying in state in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol.
Maps show the oldest company in (nearly) every country – and a few interesting corporate trends.