Worth a Look: Electric Universe (20:26)

Comments Off on Worth a Look: Electric Universe (20:26)
May 20

Chuck Spinney: Teen Discovers Mayan City Using Internet, Star Charts, and Insight

Chuck Spinney

Chuck Spinney

One of the promises of the internet was that it would fuel an intellectual revolution, particularly in emergence of citizen science.  To date, that promise has seemed to be more a pipe dream than a reality.  But occasionally, one comes across a reminder of its potential.  Herewith is a stunning example of what is possible.  It is also a reminder of the role serendipity and insight plays in evolution of knowledge.

Teen Makes Stellar Discovery of Previously Unknown Maya City

Read the rest of this entry »

Comments Off on Chuck Spinney: Teen Discovers Mayan City Using Internet, Star Charts, and Insight
May 13

Daniel Araya: Earth is Not The First Intelligent Civilization In The Universe

Daniel Araya

Daniel Araya

Study Asserts That Earth is Not The First Intelligent Civilization In The Universe

Two scientists from the University of Rochester and the University of Washington have developed an “archaeological form” to the famous Drake equation, which will allow us to determine how many technological civilizations have formed in the history of the universe. And it seems there may be a number of them.

Comments Off on Daniel Araya: Earth is Not The First Intelligent Civilization In The Universe
May 9