A compact galaxy some 3 billion light-years away is shedding light, shedding light on how stars formed during when our universe was young.
- The Christian Science Monitor
Multi-disciplinary approach, which touches on issues of growth, employment, and development, elucidates for readers state-of-the-art research on the complex and far-reaching problem of global warming.
Thursday October 9, 2014
Scientists have identified some of the earliest cave paintings produced by humans.
- BBC News
Astronomers spot a dead star, which appears to be burning with the energy of about 10 million suns. This “shockingly bright” star is the brightest pulsar ever recorded.
- International Business Times
Wednesday October 8, 2014
George Monbiot, author of Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life, talks about why he refuses to fly, how the reintroduction of beavers in Scotland is transforming the environment, and why he hates sheep.
- National Geographic
Funding will be split by seven teams of astrobiology researchers, which will receive about $8 million per group, to conduct over five years of study on the origins and evolutions of life on Earth and the universe
- Tech Times
What promises to be the most advanced and sensitive telescope in the world, the massive Thirty Meter Telescope, officially breaks ground Tuesday in Hawaii. When completed, it will offer the deepest and sharpest views of our universe yet.
- Los Angeles Times
Tuesday October 7, 2014
New research builds on theory advanced by E.O. Wilson, shows that the world is indeed getting smaller
- Harvard Gazette
A new study lends insight into "how a form of intrinsic motivation—curiosity—affects memory," suggesting "ways to enhance learning in the classroom and other settings.”
Monday October 6, 2014
A new study supports the idea that leaders are made, not born, and that leadership development follows a specific progression.
- University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
No Nobel Prize has come close to being equitably distributed by gender, but physics has the worst record of them all. Zero women have won it in the past 50 years. Exactly two women have won it ever.