Weekend Diversion: Who's your Halloween Hero?

“If human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween.” –Doug Coupland Halloween is just around the corner, and there’s no better song to listen to for the holiday spirit than Warren Zevon’s classic, Werewolves Of London.Those of you who’ve been hanging around for the last … Read moreWeekend Diversion: Who's your Halloween Hero?

Why we think there's a Multiverse, not just our Universe

“Every true, eternal problem is an equally true, eternal fault; every answer an atonement, every realisation an improvement.” –Otto Weininger The best measurements of the distant Universe — out beyond our galaxy — have led us to the current picture of exactly what our Universe is doing: expanding and cooling, with its galaxies progressively getting … Read moreWhy we think there's a Multiverse, not just our Universe

Guest Essay: You Are A Scientist

“In science, even when you’re convinced that you know the right answer, you keep testing your understanding in new ways. You keep looking for phenomena that might do something different than what your best ideas and theories predict. As long as there’s a Universe out there to investigate, science doesn’t end.” –Ethan Siegel We’ve talked … Read moreGuest Essay: You Are A Scientist

Weekend Diversion: Lift me up, Quantum-style!

“I see miracles all around me Stop and look, it’s all astounding Water, fire, air and dirt Fucking magnets, how do they work? And I don’t wanna talk to no scientist, Y’all motherfuckers lyin’, and gettin’ me pissed.” –Insane Clown Posse While music certainly has the power to be uplifting, the Insane Clown Posse simply … Read moreWeekend Diversion: Lift me up, Quantum-style!