Saturday, January 25, 2020

History

Personal Portrait: Vera Rubin

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, a flagship astronomy and astrophysics project currently under construction on a mountaintop in Chile, will be named...

Personal Portrait: LUDWIG VON MISES

In my humble opinion, Mises was the greatest social thinker of the twentieth century. In a series of breakthrough contributions like The...

The Origin and Diversification of Birds

Birds are one of the most recognizable and diverse groups of modern vertebrates. Over the past two decades, a wealth of new...

Turing machines

A Turing machine is a model of a machine which can mimic any other (known as a universal...

Powers of Ten™ (1977)

Powers of Ten takes us on an adventure in magnitudes. Starting at a picnic by the lakeside...

Personal Portrait: CECILIA PAYNE

BACK WHEN SCIENTISTS BELIEVE THAT THE SUN IS MADE OUT OF HEAVY ELEMENTS, A 25 YEAR OLD STUDENT WROTE A BRILIANT AND...