Science and Discovery
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.
Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis calls rap music “more damaging than a statue of Robert E. Lee”
New scholarship reveals a Bard brooding over the science of his day. What can we learn from his vision of cosmic upheaval?
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
For those who suffer with food allergies, relief is hopefully just over the horizon.
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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