The source of wisdom? What is it? I’ve wondered about it since messages first came to me, clear and easy, out of the blue, years ago. Like art, I know it when I see it, but I still don’t know what it really is. Or where it comes […]
Our walk in the Swiss Alps started uphill on a sunny summer day. More of a hike, really, it included brown cows and views that take your breath away.
The idea to do a dance performance about neutrino physics happened through serendipity. It was October 2015, and it was soon after the announcement of the Nobel Prize in physics (to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that these sub-atomic particles […]
These maxims might help all of us get a grip, step back from hopelessness, and push ahead. By Jim Hightower | January 13, 2021 This article was originally posted in OtherWords.
A Senate aide directed staff to protect the three mahogany boxes containing the certified electoral college votes while rioters stormed the Capitol Wednesday afternoon. Chabeli Carrazana Originally published by The 19th With insurrection at the door, one woman’s thoughts turned to the mahogany and leather boxes in the […]
Mice sharing two mothers’ DNA were healthy. Those born to two fathers only lived a few days. Using stem cells and gene editing, researchers in China have created mice born to same-sex parents. Some of the mice had two biological mothers, with no paternal DNA. Others had two biological fathers, […]
If we make room for a second American national anthem, it’s America the Beautiful, a song so rounded and inclusive, it’s a national hymn, if not an official anthem.
Early this AM #ESU responded to the Roosevelt Island Bridge when this little dog somehow got wedged under the walkway, over the water ESU cut the roadway & lowered themselves down to conduct the rescue. @ASPCA reunited “Sam” with his owner through social media Excellent work! The Roosevelt […]
Tulasi Srinivas, Emerson College If ever there was a year to toast drawing to an end, it’s 2020. Over the festive period, people around the world will be raising a glass to better times ahead. Accompanying sighs of relief will likely be the subtle tinkling of ice.
For most of Earth’s history, hardly any of the mucky stuff existed on land. It finally started piling up around 458 million years ago, changing life on the planet forever. By Laura Poppick 8.17.2020 Years ago, geologist Neil Davies traveled to Bolivia to pick through heaps of fossilized […]