A bizarre 'planisphere palindrome' version of the Earth
In a recent study, researchers examined how Christian nationalism is affecting the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The total solar eclipse of July 2, 2019, is the longest one we’ll have until 2027. And that’s not all. On July 2, 2019, the new Moon will pass between Earth […]
New infographics present the latest data on ecstasy impurity in the United States.
Amidst the great plane of the Milky Way, a glittering masterpiece awaits. “[T]his all fades to black, and it’s gone. It’s dust. Choose carefully what you obsess about.” -Meshell Ndegeocello […]
I didn’t want to write this, but then I don’t want to write most of the things I do: I shouldn’t need to tell anyone why thinking gay marriage will […]
There are a number of issues at stake in the way Americans choose to think of their heritage and celebrate their creation story on Thanksgiving. After all, creation stories serve as a guide for how we function as a society today.
Etna Week continues with Part 2 of guest blogger Dr. Boris Behncke's look at Mt. Etna, including the unstable flanks, its eruptive behavior over the last 400 years and changes at the summit.
If There is a Problem with Science Journalists, It’s That They Are Losing Their Jobs…But There Is Hope In a New Model
Sometimes I just don’t get it. Whether it is climate change, evolution, or vaccination, the more literal minded among science bloggers and pundits typically blame science journalists for breakdowns in […]
On 23 July 1977, this map appeared in Krazy Comic, a short-lived (Oct ’76 – Apr ’78) British comic magazine. Judging by the colours alone, this is pretty much your […]