Health and Science
Health and Science
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 29 2016 8:45 AMIs It Possible to Make a Cloak of Invisibilty? This Illusion Might Convince You.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 28 2016 9:00 AMBathe in Moonlight With These Ridiculously High-Res Images of Our Nearest Cosmic Neighbor
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 27 2016 12:46 PMA Fog Dome Rises in the Night
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 27 2016 8:45 AMVera Rubin, Discoverer of Dark Matter, Has Died
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 26 2016 8:45 AMA Very Rare Sight: A Lunar Fogbow
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 24 2016 8:45 AMVenus Commands the Sky Over Frozen Waves
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 23 2016 8:45 AMThe Expanse Expanded
Science
Dec. 22 2016 1:27 PMIs Anyone Actually a Scientist?Forget the terrible “I’m not a scientist” schtick. Trump’s comments on climate change suggest no one is a scientist.
Science
Dec. 21 2016 12:17 PMThe Irony EffectHow the scientist who founded the science of mistakes ended up mistaken.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 21 2016 8:45 AMHappy December Solstice! Watch the Sun Never Set Over Antarctica.
Science
Dec. 20 2016 5:55 AMPornHubbyA new twist in the debate over pornography’s role in romantic relationships.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 19 2016 8:45 AMWhere is the Water on the Protoplanet Ceres? Everywhere.
Science
Dec. 16 2016 9:22 AMWant to Save Money on Car Insurance? Buy a Mountain Lion.Reintroducing mountain lions to the East Coast would actually create enormous savings for auto insurance companies. They should fund the reintroduction efforts.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 16 2016 7:14 AMIs the Opioid Crisis Partly to Blame for President Trump?There’s a correlation between those affected and support for Trump. But the causation is still unclear.
Science
Dec. 14 2016 7:05 PMTillerson Says One Thing With His Mouth and Another With His MoneyThe Exxon CEO’s actions suggest he knows climate change denialism is good for business.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 28 2016 11:05 AMIs a Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest?Heart attack, cardiac arrest, and heart failure are often used interchangeably, but they’re distinct entities.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 27 2016 7:30 PMAdvocacy From the EdgeCarrie Fisher spent decades advocating for mental health treatment and against stigma. Here’s how we should honor her.
Climate Desk
Dec. 27 2016 9:33 AMClimate Science Deserves a Nobel Prize, TooIt may not have the wow factor of other sciences, but the goals are equally noble.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 26 2016 12:00 PMVideo Preview of Cassini’s Saturn Endgame
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 25 2016 8:45 AMThe Photons Came Down the Chimney With Care
Medical Examiner
Dec. 23 2016 11:11 AMYou Don’t Need to Actively Avoid BPAWe’re exposed to very little BPA. Besides, botulism is worse.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 22 2016 4:05 PMLife Expectancy Is, Overall, IncreasingRecent research found a slight downtick in life expectancy. That’s nothing to worry about.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 22 2016 8:45 AMLook But DON’T Touch: How Scientists Are Learning About Antimatter
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 21 2016 11:55 AMWhat Happens When the Camera Faces the Other Way During a SpaceX Landing?
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 20 2016 8:45 AMTrump Pick for OMB Chief Questions the Need for Government-Funded Scientific Research
Science
Dec. 19 2016 10:46 AMThe Conjunction Fallacy Explains Why People Believe Fake NewsThis fallacy warns that stories with more facts sound more believable, even though they’re actually less probable.
Science
Dec. 16 2016 7:22 PMI Am Glad the Harlem Deer Is DeadAnd you should be, too.
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 16 2016 8:45 AMTrump Adviser Compares Global Warming to Flat Earth
Bad Astronomy
Dec. 15 2016 8:45 AMA Trio of Human Space Stories
Climate Desk
Dec. 14 2016 4:42 PMRyan Zinke, Trump’s Interior Secretary, Might Accept Climate ChangeBut he still seems generally confused by the idea and has an anti-environmentalist record.

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