Science and Discovery

Science and Discovery

The Nobel Prize 1909

Thankful for the ubiquitous radio technologies of modern life? Just think, it hasn’t been that long: today is the anniversary of Guglielmo Marconi’s famous transcontinental transmission.

The Consequence of Sound 

Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis calls rap music “more damaging than a statue of Robert E. Lee”

Shakespeare’s Worlds of Science

New scholarship reveals a Bard brooding over the science of his day. What can we learn from his vision of cosmic upheaval?

On the Future: Prospects for Humanity

The UK’s Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees, takes stock of science and society in his new book, with a clarion call for more wisdom, a la Aristotle

Nearly unbelievable! Nature’s cryogenic feat tops the list (of human record) for the longest living organism on ice.

Scientists revived tiny Siberian worms that had been frozen in permafrost for 42,000 years — and they started moving and eating

Two biotechnology companies are racing to introduce a peanut-based capsule or patch

For those who suffer with food allergies, relief is hopefully just over the horizon.

See How Mindfulness Helps You Live in the Moment.

Calm, purposeful classrooms provide opportunities to enjoy the exploration and discovery of knowledge. Mindfulness activities can prepare the individual to attend to such delights.

One astronomer’s dimpled pie is another’s cratered moon. How can our mind’s eye learn to see the new and unexpected?

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