Category Archives: Science

Rich people are more likely to lie, cheat and steal. Science explains why.

By William Wan of the Washington Post What is it about money that makes people do bad things? A growing body of psychology research has tried to capture and measure the exact effects of wealth on behavior and morality. That … Continue reading

Posted in Money, Power, Science

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the factories of the future

By Helena Leurent, Head of Future of Production, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Enno De Boer, Partner, McKinsey & Company and Diego Hernandez Diaz, Engagement manager, McKinsey & Company After a decade of flat productivity, the arrival … Continue reading

Posted in Business, innovation, Learning, Science, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Einstein’s Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

A review of John Gribbin’s new book by Chris Edwards Gribbin has written a definitive work on Einstein, his intellectual process, and the creation of a true Masterwork. Even though no one still fully understands the wave-particle duality of light, … Continue reading

Posted in Einstein, General relativity, Science, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Measure of a Fog: Politics

VIDEO By Ian Cheney in UnDark Climate change represents an unprecedented physical and technological challenge, but perhaps the biggest hurdle yet to be overcome is political. Learn more…

Posted in Climate, Geopolitical, Global warming, Politics, Science

For the National Parks, a Reckoning

By Madeline Ostrander in UnDark The current administration may dismiss climate change, but park managers and scientists can see its impacts first-hand. The managers of the nation’s wild places were already in the throes of a climate-driven identity crisis when … Continue reading

Posted in Climate, Donald Trump, Global warming, Politics, Science