NASA Prepares its Science Fleet for Oct. 19 Mars Comet Encounter

NASA Prepares its Science Fleet for Oct. 19 Mars Comet Encounter

NASA Prepares its Science Fleet for Oct. 19 Mars Comet Encounter  Prepares :NASA’s extensive fleet of science assets, particularly those orbiting and roving Mars, have front row seats to image and study a once-in-a-lifetime comet flyby on Sunday, Oct. 19.Comet Read More …

Science of ‘Arrival’: If Aliens Call, Does Humanity Have a Plan?

Science of ‘Arrival’: If Aliens Call, Does Humanity Have a Plan?

Science of ‘Arrival’: If Aliens Call, Does Humanity Have a Plan? The science fiction movie “Arrival,” which opened in theaters this month, poses tantalizing questions about how humans might make contact — and eventually communicate — with intelligent aliens. The Read More …

What’s the difference between science and religion? Thoughts about indigenous knowledge systems

What’s the difference between science and religion? Thoughts about indigenous knowledge systems

What’s the difference between science and religion? Thoughts about indigenous knowledge systems Difference Several of our anthropology research team members just came from a lecture by Prof Sandra Harding from UCLA on different science and knowledge systems, which was really inspiring. Read More …

Challenged :Why People Shut Down When Their Political Beliefs Are Challenged

Why People Shut Down When Their Political Beliefs Are Challenged

Challenged :Why People Shut Down When Their Political Beliefs Are Challenged Challenged : When it comes to politics, why can’t we all just get along? New brain imaging research offers a rather alarming neurological explanation. As we’ve repeatedly seen in this divisive Read More …