"We recently had to ask a rude customer to leave because of their insistence on wearing and operating Google Glasses inside the restaurant."
Learning faster is becoming more and more important, and we simply learn faster in cities than we could on our own.
The comet is believed to have broken up and evaporated.
Will Comet ISON survive its close encounter with the Sun?
When the President gives a speech today, the historian Doris Kearns Goodwin tells Big Think, "you might hear the pundits tearing it down before he even finishes the speech."
Bill Nye - who turns 58 today - says teaching science needs to be a hands-on experience in order for it to be really effective. Like the funniest moments in life, you might say, you had to be there.
As François Jacob famously said, evolution is a tinkerer and not an engineer. When you're a tinkerer, you throw things together to solve the problem at hand.
MIT's Donald Sadoway advocates "science and service to society" as opposed to "science and service of career building."
Animators at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. created this short movie showing how the sun can cook a comet.
An oyster reef costs about the same amount of money - $1 million per mile - as a seawall. But when you consider other factors outside of cost, the oyster reef wins by a mile.
Ready. Set. Go: dark matter in one minute.
Joel Primack: We’re about to cross a threshold "and have a complete understanding of the origin and the evolution of the universe."
In order to innovate and solve the grand challenges facing the world, according to the entrepreneur Jack Hidary, we need to do more than just simply produce more scientists.
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) orbiter launched yesterday, bringing with it a DVD containing over 1,100 hiakus.