Posts filed under “Science”

History of Life

Source: Visually

Category: Science

Big Bang Revealed

Today’s NYT discusses how scientists saw evidence of the Big Bang, including the ballooning inflation right at the beginning ofthe universe’s expansion. They “detected ripples in the fabric of space-time — so-called gravitational waves — the signature of a universe being wrenched violently apart when it was roughly a trillionth of a trillionth of a trillionth…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Science

Fished Out

The world’s fish are in danger—as is everyone who depends on them

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Category: Science, Video

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel

Click for the longest scrolling website you’ve ever seen. Source: Josh Worth

Category: Digital Media, Science

Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson

COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY, the thrilling new 13-part series from EP/writer Ann Druyan and EP Seth MacFarlane, premieres Sunday, March 9 at 9/8c on FOX. Subscribe now for more COSMOS clips See more of Cosmos on our official site

Category: Science, Television, Weekend

The Beginning of Everything: The Big Bang

Has the universe a beginning or was it here since forever? Well, evidence suggests that there was indeed a starting point to this universe we are part of right now. But how can this be? How can something come from nothing? And what about time? We don’t have all the answers yet so let’s talk…Read More

Category: Science, Weekend

How We Understand Risk: What Kills Us

One of the things that baffles me about people is how they completely misunderstand risk. Lots of my friends panic about things that have no real chance of killing them, but ignore the things that will. This can lead us to make irrational decisions, and sometimes irrational policy. What really will kill us? Watch and learn.

What Kills Us? How We Understand Risk.

Category: Bad Math, Psychology, Science, Video

Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks

Category: Really, really bad calls, Research, Science

Scientific Method: Statistical Errors

Source: Nature

Category: Digital Media, Science

Hydrologic Cycle

Source: Visually

Category: Digital Media, Science