Watch the plasma slide down the prominence like a roller coaster! Our Sun, despite it’s outward appearance as a perfectly hot sphere, is anything but uniform. When take a closer look […]
Dark matter, dark energy, inflation and the Big Bang are real, and the alternatives all fail spectacularly. If you keep up with the latest science news, you’re probably familiar with […]
How do great people get so much done? If you're Ben Franklin, you lay out a detailed schedule.
An online conspiracy theory about President Donald Trump is now affecting people and politics in real life.
Even the White House is getting involved in YouTube's "Geek Week," hosting a special We the Geeks: Robots Hangout today at 2:00 pm EDT for "a conversation about the state of American robotics and the possibilities for robots to improve life on Earth."
If we wish to honor our 21st century gods (technology, capitalism), we might do well to hold a competition that celebrates the achievements of the human mind, not the body.
The Science of Science Communication: National Academies Event Examines Our Inconvenient Minds and Social Identities
Over the past decade, there has been an explosion of research from the social and behavioral sciences offering insight on how individuals, social groups and political systems come to understand […]
The fabled planetary alignment predicted to occur in 2012 is actually happening right now. Is this a sign of the Apocalypse, or just eye candy for stargazers?