- How big can the quantum world be? Physicists are probing the limits.
- Turns out it’s not possible to time travel just by flying really fast.
- How can we know the ‘flight characteristics and physics of UAP’ if we’re not sure of the legitimacy of the source material?
- What can we do with a captured asteroid?
- Disintegrating comet was seen by ancient civilisations.
- ‘Mind blowing’: DNA of the three genetic groups of grizzly bears maps onto Indigenous language families.
- Scientists have measured Earth’s ancient magnetic field from Stone Age artifacts.
- Related: Ancient Mesoamerican sculptures found to intentionally incorporate magnetism.
- The fall of the Roman empire wasn’t a tragedy for civilisation – it was a lucky break for humanity as a whole.
- Can statistics help crack the mysterious Voynich manuscript?
- Exponentially important: the scientific origins of PCR.
- Why bad science is sometimes more appealing than good science.
Quote of the Day:
Science is powerful. We need to learn to put it to better use than we do, but if we were to do that, lots of good things would follow. Aiming science is the work of the humanities and arts, politics and law. We have to decide as a civilisation what tasks are most important for us to take on now.