What we believe is a part of our identity. But despite differing beliefs, there is common ground to be had.
At least once icy moon in the solar system has conditions similar to that of early Earth.
The struggle of writing and the tyranny of words.
Are we the first civilization to arise in the cosmos?
Could life have appeared in the Universe just a few million years after the Big Bang?
But why should we care about diversity? Isn’t science supposed to be a meritocracy?
A new study looked at public opinion of scientists in the U.S. They found that while scientists are perceived as being honest, they are also seen as robotic and lacking emotion. From my own experience I can certainly understand why.
We like marking time by the Sun. Its rising and setting marks a day, and its path along the ecliptic marks a year. The solar year seems to be our favorite marking of time. Its cycle follows the seasons, and so we have lots of annual celebrations, including our own special day. Of course there are lots of other ways …
The likelihood that an alien civilization actually exists is still a matter of some debate.