Extraterrestrial life—life that does not originate from Earth—has been a subject of speculation since Copernicus theorized that Earth is not unique in the Universe. Intelligent life in the cosmos is … [Read full article]
The Inquisition of Climate Science by James Lawrence Powell is an essential literary resource for understanding how modern climate science is conducted, and equally, for understanding how climate change denialism … [Read full article]
“…and then it explodes into this enormous collage…” If you haven’t seen/heard this yet, I promise you, it will persist and linger amongst your neural nets for a long, long time…Ode to the Brain is the coolest, nerdiest music video…ever.
Sometimes old knowledge makes for “new” news, even viral news. Case in point:sky-watchers have known for more than two millennia that the Earth has a irregular wobble in its orbit … [Read full article]
Counting the number of stars in the known universe would seem to be a monstrous task akin to counting the number of grains of sand on all the world’s beaches. … [Read full article]