Comments of the Week #171: From light’s speed to proving Einstein right

“If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life’s exciting variety, not something to fear.” ―Gene Roddenberry Well, it happened, everyone! I flew out to the official … Read moreComments of the Week #171: From light’s speed to proving Einstein right

Double Comments of the Week #170: From terraforming Mars to what is and isn’t expanding

“Someone once told me that time was a predator that stalked us all our lives. But I rather believe that time is a companion who goes with us on the journey and reminds us to cherish every moment because they’ll never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we’ve lived.” … Read moreDouble Comments of the Week #170: From terraforming Mars to what is and isn’t expanding

Comments of the Week #169: from a theory of everything to discovering today’s Universe

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” -Isaac Asimov Just like every week, we’ve had a slew of new stories to share with you here on Starts With A Bang! It’s been great fun to put these stories together, to share a … Read moreComments of the Week #169: from a theory of everything to discovering today’s Universe

Comments of the Week #168: from saving the Earth to escaping a black hole

“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” -Abraham Lincoln As you’ve come to expect, it’s been another fantastic week of science here on Starts With A Bang!? There’s a chance I’ll be in Las Vegas next month for the official Star Trek convention, and in addition to all we’re doing, there’s a chance … Read moreComments of the Week #168: from saving the Earth to escaping a black hole

Comments of the Week #167: From failed stars succeeding to migrating the Earth

“Sometimes the silences, the gaps, tell us more than anything else.” -Peter Ackroyd Did you know that there’s even more going on than before here at Starts With A Bang!? Yes, we have our articles at Forbes; yes, we have our Podcasts on Soundcloud; yes, we have our first book out and our second available for preorder. … Read moreComments of the Week #167: From failed stars succeeding to migrating the Earth

Comments of the Week #166: from expanding faster than light to periodic mass extinctions

“Already in my original paper I stressed the circumstance that I was unable to give a logical reason for the exclusion principle or to deduce it from more general assumptions. I had always the feeling, and I still have it today, that this is a deficiency.” -Wolfgang Pauli There’s never a shortage of scientific topics … Read moreComments of the Week #166: from expanding faster than light to periodic mass extinctions

Comments of the Week #165: From the size of stars to doubting LIGO

“Many people today agree that we need to reduce violence in our society. If we are truly serious about this, we must deal with the roots of violence, particularly those that exist within each of us. We need to embrace ‘inner disarmament,’ reducing our own emotions of suspicion, hatred and hostility toward our brothers and … Read moreComments of the Week #165: From the size of stars to doubting LIGO

Comments of the Week #164: From black holes to moons with moons of their own

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” -Ray Goforth We’ve really investigated some amazing scientific stories this week here at Starts With A Bang! There’s always so much to consider, think … Read moreComments of the Week #164: From black holes to moons with moons of their own

Comments of the Week #163: from the edge of the Universe to the Milky Way’s demise

“Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.” -Marquis de Lafayette There’s so much science to talk about in any given week here at Starts With A Bang! It’s sometimes hard to choose, but one particular topic stole the show this past week: black holes. Sure, we took on other things, too, but we didn’t even … Read moreComments of the Week #163: from the edge of the Universe to the Milky Way’s demise

Comments of the Week #162: from singularity evaporation to the loss of Earth’s helium

“The ability to listen and learn is key to mastering the art of communication. If you don’t use your verbal skills and networking, it will disappear rapidly.” -Rick Pitino It’s been a week full of amazing and controversial stories about the Universe here at Starts With A Bang! Did you catch the fantastic live event on Wednesday at … Read moreComments of the Week #162: from singularity evaporation to the loss of Earth’s helium