The physicist was both a gentleman and scholar.
Richard Feynman wrote a lot of things. Here, you can read his most touching letter.
Don’t believe in dark matter or dark energy? Your view of the Universe just got a lot more difficult. If you ask an astrophysicist what’s the greatest puzzle in the […]
Schrodinger's cat is one of the most famous thought experiments of all time, but what does it mean for science, and what happens to the poor cat?
Work on "memes" by Richard Dawkins provides insight on the spread of thought viruses.
Michael Jackson proudly wore the crown as the “King of Pop” until his death in 2009. In the visual arts, at least for Americans, Andy Warhol’s ruled as the “King […]
Just when you think a contemporary art megastar such as Damien Hirst has done his worst to make a mockery of the modern art world, he finds a new weapon […]
U.S. MEDIA IGNORES WORLD CRITICISM OF DEATH PENALTY, TRIAL PROCESS: Vatican Calls Execution ‘Tragic,’ Blair Calls for ‘End to Death Penalty WorldWide,’ Conservative Times of London Labels Saddam’s End ‘Ethically Tainted’
In DC over the weekend, the conversational buzz at coffee shops, wine bars, and holiday parties has focused on the graphic reports of Saddam Hussein’s execution. Friends from both sides […]
Remember Stephen Hawking's robotic voice? It wasn’t a robot.
500 sheep were slaughtered to produce the 2,060 pages of the "Codex Amiatinus," a Latin translation of the Bible.
Rather than sending serial killer art to auctions, it should be sent to abnormal psychologists for research.
She apparently learned some valuable business skills as a former prostitute.
An innovation's value is found between the technophile’s promises and the Luddite’s doomsday scenarios.
Many people out there, including scientists, claim to have discovered a series of game-changing revolutions. Here's why we don't buy it.
When boredom creeps in, many of us turn to social media. But that may be preventing us from reaching a transformative level of boredom.
"A modern five-day forecast is as accurate as a one-day forecast in 1980."
An independent researcher looks into why there's such strong opposition to her research.
Most patients with cancer die from metastasis. Stopping it would be a major advance in cancer therapy.
Though difficult to watch, films like "Shoah" and "Life of Crime" cover topics that should not be ignored.
NASA was dangerously cavalier about the dangers of the shuttle launches.
An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.