Perhaps you have heard someone say that humans evolved from chimpanzees. But chimpanzees are still around. So how do you explain that? If this evolution idea is true, how are our ancestral species still alive? The simple answer is that we did not evolve...read more
Time Crystals: A New Physics Phenomenon How This Seemingly Fictional Discovery is Taking the Physics Field by Storm
Renowned physicist Frank Wilczek is bringing science fiction to life with his proposal and creation of time crystals. At first glance, this seems like something you would read in a cheesy science fiction novel. But time crystals have taken physics to a new level! ...read more
We’ve been raised to believe that we’re safe from the world’s past illnesses. Such dangers as smallpox and the bubonic plague are a relic of a bygone era. Well, “Not so fast,” say researchers studying permafrost in Siberia. According to Dr. Jean-Michel Claverie of...read more
Jellyfish. This word conjures up an image of a translucent jelly blob that pulsates around the ocean, stinging people. They don’t look particularly resilient. In fact, adult jellyfish usually don’t live more than a few months. But jellyfish fossils date back 505...read more
Neuralink: A Venture to Merge Human Brain with Computer Elon Musk to Make Sure We Won’t Become Slaves to the Computers
What is Neuralink? We’ve all fancied the idea of artificial intelligence at one point or another. We all know a science fiction book or movie that included an artificial intelligence, both nice and hostile. As computer technology improves and the age of learning...read more
Happy Square Root Day! This day is celebrated when both the digits on the day and month are the square root of the last two digits of the year. The last square root day would be April 4, 2016 (4/4/16), and the next will be May 5, 2025 (5/5/25). So, it looks like we...read more
Why Do Trolls Troll: The Psychology of Trolling (infographic) What is Really Going On in The Mind of That Keyboard Warrior?
Ah, Trolls. They love disrupting conversations and throwing everyone the proverbial curveball. But, who are these trolls? Why do they love trolling? And what do they want from us? The information age is a fantastic era to live in. With the internet, we have access to...read more
New Study Finds Surprising Level of Innovation in Bumble Bees Have We Been Denying Them The Credit They Deserve?
I can’t imagine that many people would characterize bumble bees as particularly smart. Despite playing an important role in our world, both ecologically and economically, most people seem to regard bumble bees with an air of distaste or downright terror. Such is the...read more
“I think, therefore I am”, said Rene Descartes. We are who we are and we know how we know who we are, right? Or, maybe, we just think we know. When it comes to science, myths and misperceptions abound, and for no topic is this more common than ourselves. So forget...read more
Natural disasters, both trivial and catastrophic, barrage our planet almost every day. It is nothing for the southeast to experience several hurricanes in the summer months. Or for the mid-west to go through a spell of tornadoes. Yes, these disasters do take their...read more
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