Konstantin Kakaes

Konstantin Kakaes is a Schwartz fellow at the New America Foundation and the author of the e-book The Pioneer Detectives: Did a Distant Spacecraft Prove Einstein and Newton Wrong? Follow him on Twitter.

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Feb. 27 2014 2:34 PMHow Gobbledygook Ended Up in Respected Scientific Journals
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May 3 2013 6:45 AMEyes in the SkyWhat the rise of the helicopter tells us about the future of domestic drones.
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Feb. 26 2013 7:46 AMCan We Teach Computers What “Truth” Means?It’s harder than it sounds.
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Feb. 14 2013 12:36 PMNASA Must Do More To Prepare for Catastrophic Asteroids. Much More.
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Jan. 31 2013 3:22 PMCAPTCHA May Finally Be Dying. May It Not Rest in Peace.
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Oct. 29 2012 12:30 PMScience Is the Key to Science, Not to Economic Growth
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Oct. 5 2012 5:45 PMDrunk on GadgetsPoliticians don’t understand science and technology, so they expect it to do too much.
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July 2 2012 7:15 AMExtraditions to the U.S.Which countries extradite the most fugitives to the United States?
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June 25 2012 6:00 AMWhy Johnny Can’t Add Without a CalculatorTechnology is doing to math education what industrial agriculture did to food: making it efficient, monotonous, and low-quality.
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May 11 2012 7:16 AMWhy Computers Still Can’t Translate Languages AutomaticallyWe need to teach machines to understand the meaning of words. That’s really hard.
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April 2 2012 4:40 PMIs Science Really Moving Faster Than Ever?It’s impossible to tell.
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Feb. 9 2012 11:18 AMThe Other Academic Freedom MovementHow scientists broke through the paywall and made their articles available to (almost) everyone.
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Jan. 24 2012 4:55 PMWhat’s the Difference Between Energy and Power? Members of Congress Should Know.
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Dec. 10 2013 9:07 AMSorry, New York Times: Math Has to Be at Least a Little Boring
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Nov. 18 2013 8:00 AMAsimov’s Laws of LongevityThe sci-fi legend on the downsides of living a long life.
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July 15 2013 5:17 AMNASA’s Good Old DaysThe modest, mighty Voyager and Pioneer probes are still generating news today.
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March 18 2013 12:31 PMWhat Will Come After the Computer Chip? The End of the "La-Z-Boy" Programming Era.
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Feb. 15 2013 2:37 PMWhy Didn’t We Know the Russian Meteor Was Coming?We’re getting better at spotting potentially dangerous objects, but this one was too small.
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Feb. 5 2013 5:32 PMWhy You Should Be Excited About the New Record for the Largest Prime Number
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Jan. 3 2013 11:06 AMTwo Big Problems With That Study Suggesting Space Travel Could Cause Alzheimer’s
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Oct. 11 2012 7:00 AMOn 10/11/12, Let’s Celebrate the Subtle Joys of Festivals of Numerical Coincidence
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Oct. 4 2012 6:18 PMWhy Red Bull’s Insane Record-Breaking Skydiving Stunt Will Help the Space Tourism Industry
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June 29 2012 4:22 PMLearning Math From Software Is Like Learning Parenting Skills From Second Life
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May 17 2012 2:54 PMWhat Economists Get Wrong About Science and TechnologyTrying to quantify research's effects on the economy always fails.
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April 3 2012 1:00 PMIs Science Really Moving Faster Than Ever?How MBA-speak is hurting the scientific academy.
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Feb. 28 2012 12:23 PMScientists' Victory Over the Research Works Act Is Like the SOPA Defeat
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Feb. 1 2012 2:40 PMNASA Needs One Top Priority, Not 16
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Jan. 11 2012 1:57 PMThe U.S. Didn’t Shoot Down Russia’s Mars Probe. But It Could Have.

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