Category Archives: Science

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 Geopolitical, Politics, Science, Global warming, Climate

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

How Much Sugar Would It Take To Get A Rocket To The Moon?

by Maggie Koerth-Baker of FiveThirtyEight The questions that kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places that adults forget to explore. That is what inspired our series Science Question From … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Energy, Science, Space travel, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

When Will The World End? Artificial Intelligence Scientists Discuss Doomsday Plans In Arizona Desert

By Juliana Rose Pignataro Scientists have begun actively preparing for the end of the world. A group of experts met in the Arizona desert to discuss potential nightmare scenarios that could take place in the future and how humanity might … Continue reading

Posted in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Controversial, Cyber security, Science, Technology