Posts Tagged "science"
  1. video
    Apr 17, 2014 4:30 pm

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson Said What He Thinks About Race Now That He’s Made It, And Almost Nobody Noticed

    To set the scene, the (poorly posed) question is referring to comments made by former Treasury Security and Harvard University President Lawrence Summers, who suggested that genetic differences could explain why there are fewer girls in science. Yup, he really was Treasury secretary and president of Harvard.

    Neil deGrasse Tyson’s answer is, um, out of this world. There, we said it. Let us have this one.

  2. photoset
    Apr 17, 2014 11:37 am



    I actually believe artists and scientists think very similarly. Complex, abstract thought? They both have that down. It’s all about where that thinking takes you after that.

    Words cannot describe how much I love this post.

  3. photo
    Apr 11, 2014 6:08 pm



    Biochemist Florence Seibert won a gold medal for developing tuberculosis tests #Groundbreaker

    Smart Girl Biochemist!

  4. photo
    Apr 07, 2014 4:30 pm


    A vital reminder from the fourth episode of Neil deGrasse Tyson's Cosmos series.

    Perhaps Bertrand Russell put it best in his 10 commandments of learning, where he admonished:

    Have no respect for the authority of others, for there are always contrary authorities to be found.

    Pair with Carl Sagan’s toolkit for critical thinking.

  5. video
    Apr 07, 2014 2:53 pm

    The Next Step In Human Evolution Is Creepy, Scary, And Kind Of Awesome

    Like always, Jason Silva manages to convey his (irrational?) exuberance for the digital future, including the prospect of our children becoming robots.

  6. photo
    Mar 31, 2014 9:34 pm


    Some inspiring quotes from the world’s greatest minds. Happy Monday!

  7. photoset
    Mar 23, 2014 5:48 pm
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    Mar 21, 2014 11:18 am
  9. video
    Mar 19, 2014 8:24 pm

    A Big Bang Theorist Gets Speechless Over A New ‘Smoking Gun’ Discovery

    "Inflation" is a concept some physicists thought up in the 1980s to deal with the trickier parts of the Big Bang theory. One of those physicists was Andrei Linde — and he’s about to get some really surprising news!

  10. photoset
    Mar 19, 2014 4:30 pm

    Some claim that Evolution is just a theory, as if it were merely an opinion.



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