Posts tagged with ‘BIG Questions’

  • Bohemian Gravity

    By on September 18, 2013

    Delighted to share this video of String Theory set to Bohemian Rapsody by A Capella Science. This video and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Enough Already With This ‘Theory Of Everything’

    By on September 3, 2013

    Last week I wrote about some of the themes from my book A Tear at the Edge of Creation....

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Researchers Grow 3-D Human Brain Tissues

    By on August 29, 2013

    Scientists at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology in Vienna, Austria, have grown three-dimensional human brain tissues from stem cells....

  • The Proof in the Quantum Pudding

    By on August 26, 2013

    In early May, news reports gushed that a quantum computation device had for the first time outperformed classical computers,...

  • The Truth is No Stranger Than Fiction When it Comes to Robots

    By on August 23, 2013

    Robots represent the cutting edge in science. For decades we have been promised a bright future in which these...

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