Posts tagged with ‘BIG History’

  • The Great Matrix of Being

    By on May 3, 2018

    The ten dimensions in the Great Matrix of Being give us ten ways of measuring reality — by size,…

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  • The Big Book on Big History: An Illuminated Manuscript

    By on March 24, 2018

    Dorling Kindersley Books (DK) recently published a four-hundred-page textbook on Big History with spectacular illustrations and content. This twenty-first...

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  • Science’s Humanities Gap

    By on September 19, 2013

    In his recent sermon to humanists, “Science Is Not Your Enemy,” the psychologist Steven Pinker makes an impressive plea...

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  • Putting Time in Perspective

    By on September 16, 2013

    Putting Time In Perspective is a series of timelines posted on WaitButWhy.com. Informative and fun, start with your morning...

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  • The Science of Big Science

    By on September 12, 2013

    Science is getting bigger. Just about every scientific discipline — astronomy, conservation, drug development, genetics, neuroscience, physics — is...

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  • Miraculous Conception: Are Planets Forming Without Stars?

    By on September 10, 2013

    One of the most remarkable discoveries about exoplanets—planets that exist outside of our solar system—is that some of them...

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  • Parallel Worlds

    By on September 6, 2013

    Andy Murray’s unexpectedly strong start against Roger Federer in the Wimbledon 2012 final put the Daily Telegraph columnist Matthew...

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  • Gorgeous Glimpses of Calamity

    By on September 4, 2013

    "Welcome to the Anthropocene." That is the message of a stunning collection of satellite images recently compiled by the...

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  • Four Reasons You Shouldn’t Exist

    By on September 3, 2013

    You’re almost unfathomably lucky to exist, in almost every conceivable way. Don’t take it the wrong way. You, me,...

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  • Are We Martians After All?

    By on August 30, 2013

    If you looked in a mirror this morning, you may have seen a descendant of creatures from Mars. That...

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