Can one theory explain everything?
This is the oldest objective of science. We can retrace the question to the pre-Socratics, when Thales in 585 BCE first suggested that everything was ultimately made of water, and that the apparent phases of matter were simply different states of this fundamental water, this blood of the Apsu or [...]
I’m an enthusiast for all things ancient as much as I am an enduring optimist for the future (except for the undying wheezing bloodless zombified remake/prequel/sequel/reboot machine that is Hollywood. I mean seriously, they remade The Mechanic. Why, for the love of Thoth???)
Inevitably, my interest in the future leads me to skate close to [...]
Recently I discussed numbers 10 through 6 in my top ten list of fictional technology.
Since then people have been clamoring for my top 5 list….ok only one guy asked about it….but still…
TIME TRAVEL #5) The Delorean from Back to the Future movie
A time travel device was of course one of those immediate [...]
Hey Everyone, I’m still polishing off my top 5 fictional technology post. It will be ready soon but in the meantime…..
We recently received the following question:
First of all, of course, I love the podcast. It was the very first one I ever subscribed to, way back in 2007.
My first question is one [...]
The CERN Supercollider has a way of fading in and out of the news, probably because their spate of research doesn’t always lend itself to a sexy headline. But this week the news is big enough that it nearly eclipses the report on a cricket with the world’s largest testicles. (They account for 14 percent [...]