What exactly is a doctorate?
What getting a doctorate really means? Matt Might, professor of Computer Science at the University of Utah, offers these...0
Make a dent in the universe: Erika Iives
This TEDxStavanger talk by Erika Ilves helps us to imagine the Big Future that our descendants might yet have...
Row over IPCC Report
Robert Mendick of the Daily Telegraph reported this week about behind-the-scenes wrangling over the up-coming publication of the 2,000-page...
No Child Left Untableted
Sally Hurd Smith, a veteran teacher, held up her brand-new tablet computer and shook it as she said, “I...
Overpopulation Is Not the Problem
The only limits to creating a planet that future generations will be proud of are our imaginations and our...
Gorgeous Glimpses of Calamity
"Welcome to the Anthropocene." That is the message of a stunning collection of satellite images recently compiled by the...
Welcome to the Age of Denial
IN 1982, polls showed that 44 percent of Americans believed God had created human beings in their present form....
How Extreme Australian Rains Made Global Sea Levels Drop
Global sea level has been rising as a result of global warming, but in 2010 and 2011, sea level...
West Antarctica Warmed Quickly: 20,000 Years Ago
The modern meltdown of the Antarctic Ice Sheet mirrors the frozen continent’s big thaw after the last ice age...
Warning Label: Big Pharma meets Big History
Why should Big Pharma invest in Big History? My answer is in the form of a warning label I...