In cosmology we are at a similar place to where Darwin was in biology.
Over the last month, big news shook NewSpace and advanced the narrative of the industry. The stories’ main characters are not NewSpace companies with climactic reveals of technological breakthroughs. Instead, the protagonists are investors who support their investments and embrace new ones. With ...
How might we apply the notion of a "Sputnik moment" to our own lives, as we look for those occasions that compel us to invent for tomorrow?
You've undoubtedly heard the maxim "Life finds a way." Well, if life has indeed found a way on one of the other trillions of planets in our Milky Way Galaxy, it would likely not be our way.
These are some of the highlights of the last three years in the life of our star.
Everything is a bit more complicated in space. For instance, try wringing out a wet towel.
The Universe is in a runaway mode, but here is the catch: we don't know how long that runaway mode is going to last.
It took India's Jadav "Molai" Payeng 30 years to plant what's now a 1,360-acre haven for birds and other animals. He says the second one may take another 30 years "but I am optimistic about it."
The Regional Cabled Observatory -- the largest of its kind -- will use underwater sensors and cables to transmit many different kinds of data about the northeast Pacific Ocean.
As more communities include cyclists in their infrastructure decisions, American electric bike manufacturers are extolling the virtues of their products, including ease of use and eco-friendliness.
In the 43 years since Earth Day was first observed, the number of Americans who view conscious environmentalism as "very important" has dropped by almost a quarter, according to a new poll.
The impending catastrophe has been fueled by a skewed, institutionally enclosed rationality that is widespread within the business community; the basic principle is that short-term power and wealth are more important than human survival.
We need to support today's "Eco Warriors" so they can "get to work and keep on raising the awareness and push corporations, governments, society at large to make better decisions."
From Newton to Einstein to quantum physicists today, Smolin writes, "I believe--as strongly as one can believe anything in science--that they're wrong."
"It’s not crazy," Bill Nye tells us, that we could hear radio signals from other civilizations.