NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller is coming back to Big Think to answer YOUR questions! Here's all you need to know to submit your science-related inquiries.
With tax season in full swing, how much money can you get back from the government? Would it be fairer if everyone paid the same rate?
Scientists are developing liquid metal or "electric blood" that can move and form 2D shapes. This may revolutionize the field of soft robotics.
In the wake of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal, another data firm was discovered to have amassed similar user profiles of millions of people.
A little peek into our past reveals tantalizing details.
In her new memoir, Duke Divinity School professor Kate Bowler opens up about battling Stage IV cancer.
A new paper explores why women gossip about each other, and identifies some key factors that influence how women choose gossiping targets.
After the wrongful arrest of two black men, the coffee shop chain will be closing down for an afternoon in order to educate up to 175,000 employees on racial bias in the workplace.
Sometimes conspiracy theories turn out to be true, like the one about how the CIA tried to use LSD to find a mind-control drug.
It's not a solution yet, but perhaps the start of one.
Rapper Meek Mill is stuck in jail, caught in the U.S. justice system’s perpetual probation trap that keeps a disproportionate number of black people in America incarcerated.
A longtime debate over Buddhism's religiosity has drawn a line between metaphysics and action.
The 'Great Polish Map of Scotland' is the coolest map story you've never heard of.
Churches and religious organizations are tax-exempt. Should they continue to get such a benefit?
The programs are long and intense, the creativity and relationships aspect of the vocation has been eroded, there is pervasive negativity in the media, and comparatively poor salary and working conditions.
Space X successfully launches TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite a.k.a. "The Planet Hunter." NASA will use it to search for planets that may support extraterrestrial life.
SpaceX recently secured about $507 million in new funding. Based on recent statements, SpaceX will put that cash toward three ambitious projects.
Kakistocracy is rule by the worst, but who are the worst? A better question, how do we know?
Earth is old enough to have been home to other industrialized civilizations so far back in the past we have no idea they were there. What we’ll leave behind may offer clues of what we could look for as evidence.
These sober maps have a chilling topic: the prevalence of lynchings throughout the U.S. from 1930 to 1938.