How what seems like magic can be explained with a little math.
Something fun to do as you suffer through a colder than usual spell.
Traveling through time can get confusing. Here, an analysis of the way different movies and books approach causality.
A look at bioluminescent creatures of the deep.
When battling dragons, proper grammar is a must.
A stunning time lapse movie of flowers in bloom.
Why and how do organizations hire consultants? What are some of some the of the traps and limitations to using RFPs? What are some alternatives? Based on a panel discussion at this year’s AAUP meeting, this post explores these and other topics related how to work effectively with consultants.
Springtime finally arrives, so why not celebrate with some slow motion footage of water balloons on a trampoline?
A sample from Nova’s web series about the things scientists get up to when they’re not in the lab.
A musical interlude to mark the symbolic end of summer.
An expert takes a look at the scientific accuracy of dinosaur toys.
There it is in your email inbox. An invitation to speak at an upcoming event. Your expertise has been recognized. The favor of a response is requested.
An odd find from earlier this week — the video CNN plans to play at the end of the world.
What better way to start your Labor Day weekend then with a little Merle Haggard?
This year’s beach reading will be spent with books by public intellectuals. Unfortunately, writing for the general public is not valued within the academy, to the detriment of public education.