A Dark Matter Deluge

“I soon became convinced… that all the theorizing would be empty brain exercise and therefore a waste of time unless one first ascertained what the population of the Universe really consists of.” –Fritz Zwicky Making the entire Universe isn’t easy. Even with 13.7 billion years of time, general relativity and all the known particles in … Read moreA Dark Matter Deluge

Surprise! Gender equality makes everyone better at math!

“Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don’t think that gender applies to them: that it’s a subject for girls.” –Louise Brown You know the stereotype, perpetrated throughout the United States … Read moreSurprise! Gender equality makes everyone better at math!