Hubble revolutionized astronomy more than once. Here's what we can expect from the James Webb Space Telescope.
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When we started imaging the Universe with Hubble, every star had four "spikes" coming from it. Here's why Webb will have more.
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
With launch, deployment, calibration, and science operations about to commence, here are 10 facts that are absolutely true.
What value does wit hold in genres defined by brute strength?
An artist’s impression of what the fully-deployed James Webb Space telescope will look like from the perspective of an observer on the ‘dark’ (non-Sun-facing) side of the observatory. (NORTHRUP GRUMMAN) […]
It’s last “hard” test is over. Now, we wait for its launch. Despite numerous delays, funding crises, and technical challenges, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is almost ready. The science instruments […]
We’ve come fantastically far in our understanding of the distant Universe. Here’s how we’ll go even farther. Sometime in 2021, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will launch, deploy, and begin science […]
Its 18 large, segmented golden mirrors aren’t even the whole story. But how much gold is really in there? “Hey, if our eyes could access the infrared part of the light […]
Author-musician James McBride claims that James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, holds the secret to America’s race-torn soul.
Ian Fleming's character is at high risk for sexual dysfunction, along with a long assortment of alcohol-related diseases that will eventually kill him at the age of 56.
In 2011, as a Google Science Communication fellow, I spent several days with other scientists and academics at the company’s headquarters learning about new tools and strategies for engaging the public […]
In addition to all the glitz and the glam, Hart Dyke’s seen and painted the very real danger of being in Her Majesty’s Secret Service and looked upon the real face of James Bond.
The current issue of Wallpaper* magazine – in addition to its feature on the global Design Awards 2011 Winners – has a wonderfully thought-provoking article about the growing popularity of […]
I interrupt your regularly scheduled crushing negativity for a little effusive praise… I’m very proud to report that my boyfriend, Darcy James Argue, kicked all kinds of ass in DownBeat’s […]
Who are the new black atheists and what is behind their recent growth?
Boredom isn’t the enemy; it’s a catalyst for changing your relationship to work.
No. No no no. Just... no. The JWST has truly blown our scientific minds, but it's a pure crackpot idea that the Big Bang is now disproven.
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There are dozens of instructional design models, but most learning designers rely on a select few. Here are four of the most common.
When you're a genius, how do you make ends meet?
If you find yourself on one of these roads, it might be a while before you see another fellow traveler.
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
George Washington, for example, was quite happy to engage in deception, if that deception would help protect the United States.
Famished, not famous: retrace Orwell’s hunger days, when he was one of the city’s legion of poor foreigners.
The 1998 hit is making a comeback. Stop what you're doing and watch the original.
What do communist dictators Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong have in common with U.S. Presidents like John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan? Hint: It’s the same thing they have in […]
For many, 2020 will not be remembered as a “best of” much. We don’t need to repeat the reasons here; it’s sufficient to point out that a 100-year pandemic was […]
Nihilism is not a choice or intellectual commitment, but a feeling that simply arrives.
Remarkable 'fan art' commemorates 50th anniversary of legendary guitar player's passing.