Bad timing with schedules today, as we are both, for various reasons, going to be away from computers, at least sporadically. With that in mind, we invite our readers to participate in an open thread here. Please use the comment section to send each other links, provide analysis, thoughts, conjectures, predictions- whatever you feel like. This is a big day, and the more eyes on it the better. Thanks.
The Universe isn’t as “clumpy” as we think it should be.
Chloé Valdary shares the ancient Stoic principle that can defeat modern despair.
The Universe certainly formed stars, at one point, for the very first time. But we haven’t found them yet. Here’s what everyone should know.
A toxicologist explains the impacts of antidepressants on fish — and no, they’re not getting any happier.
Ancient humans crossed the Bering Strait land bridge from Asia into North America. But some of them went back.
One of the major challenges frustrating efforts to close Guantanamo is what to do with the nearly 100 Yemenis still in detention.The US is reluctant to release them back to […]