Science
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Multiple Choice Test to Decide the Fate of Humankind

Sorry to report, but one day, life on Earth will end. So, should humans explore and colonize space as a back-up plan? Or should we go down with the ship?

David Borger Germann
September 24, 2018
Science
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What Keeps Me up at Night (It’s Not What You Think)

There are a lot of things that preoccupy Jesse during the day. At night, it’s Goldbach’s conjecture. Read on for the math problem that costs him some z’s.

Jesse Stone
August 2, 2018
Science
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{Graduating} to The Next Level of Numbers

Step aside googolplex and “scientific notation.” Hello new mathematical operations and a world of unfathomably large numbers.

Jesse Stone
June 7, 2018
Prompts, Science
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The Secret War Against Space and Time: Part II

Feeling violent? Ready to sow some destruction? Juan Maldacena’s got you covered. This is your how-to guide on ripping apart space and time.

Jesse Stone
May 25, 2018
Science
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The Secret War Against Space and Time: Part I

You’ve heard of the war on Christmas. Meet the lesser talked about war on space and time. Warning: this might blow your damn mind.

Jesse Stone
May 24, 2018
Science
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{Knock, Knock!} The Funniest Science Memes, Explained

Do you have a great sense of humor, but maybe not an advanced degree in physics? Tired of being left out of hilarious science memes? We got you.

Jesse Stone
March 22, 2018
Prompts, Science
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Quantum Mechanics, Explained – Part 2: To Understand Crazy, You Have to Think Like Crazy

A completely new theory of probability that allows for negative probability to sometimes cancel out positive probability? WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?

Jesse Stone
February 28, 2018
Science
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Quantum Mechanics, Explained – Part 1: A Truly Crazy Theory

Bizarre things that can happen in quantum physics. Things that shouldn’t be possible. There’s something really crazy going on here. Wanna know why?

Jesse Stone
February 27, 2018
Science
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How an Advance in {Artificial Intelligence} Brought Us President Trump

Robert L. Mercer is, above all things, an investor. And if you follow the money, his investment in artificial intelligence kinda gave us Donald Trump.

Jesse Stone
February 19, 2018
Politics, Prompts, Science
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