If the past informs the present, the present predicts the future, so we took a look at the future of food, the fate of family heirlooms and whether philanthropy can cleanse a questionable past. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Oct. 22 – Oct. 28, 2017
It was a tough week for everyone as we focused on healing both the human damage from natural disasters and devastation to the natural world caused by human action. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Oct. 1 – Oct. 7, 2017
No matter where you are, you can experience the rare total eclipse of our local star in August with the help of a free app from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Continue reading You don’t have to be emo to have a dark night of the Sol
This week, we pondered the cost of art: Who pays? How much is too much? Who owns a culture’s heritage? How much should a bag of dust cost? Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was July 16 – July 22, 2017
We looked at the past, envisioned the future and gazed at the stars for some cosmic insight this week. Plus, zombie crabs! And we’re relieved that Bei Bei’s okay-kay. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Nov. 20 – Nov. 26, 2016
February 18, 2015. Have you reached a milestone, received an award or conquered the world (at least your little corner of it) lately? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to toot your horn for you! Be sure to include your contact information and a picture as an attachment. Continue reading Astrophysicist reaches new heights
We’ve been depressed ever since Pluto was demoted. After all, in the words of one esteemed scientist, “A dwarf hamster is still a hamster.” Is it time to revisit the debate? Continue reading Is Pluto a planet? The votes are in!
A recently discovered Earth-like planet is a complete mystery that shouldn’t even exist. It doesn’t look as if it will for long. Continue reading Mystery world baffles astronomers