Economic Cosmology and the Evolutionary Challenge
Our paper discusses three very old “cosmologies” in Western thought, how these play out in economic theory, and how...0
There Should Be Grandeur: Basic Science in the Shadow of the Sequester
Just before any predictable disaster hits, it’s almost impossible to take even a medium term view. With the sequester...
Europe Gives 2 Billion Euros to Science
Research projects investigating the “miracle material” graphene and the human brain have won unprecedented funding of up to 1...
Robot Makers Spread Global Gospel of Automation
The robot equipment industry has one word for the alarmist articles and television news programs that predict a robot...
Science Stakes: Britain’s Crowded Public-Science Scene Must Evolve
Since 1799, the Royal Institution of Great Britain has occupied a grand building in London’s Mayfair, surrounded today by...
Stiglitz: Inequality Is Holding Back the Recovery
The re-election of President Obama was like a Rorschach test, subject to many interpretations. In this election, each side...
DARPA Takes Aim at Space Junk
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks help solving new technical challenges in an existing program aimed at refurbishing...
Mathematicians Aim to Take Publishers Out of Publishing
Mathematicians plan to launch a series of free open-access journals that will host their peer-reviewed articles on the preprint...
7 of the 10 Most Air-Polluted Cities Are in China
Air pollution in China is at an all-time high. The Asian Development Bank together with Tsinghua University recently released...