fantastic women in science

Fantastic Women Series – Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin

Cecilia Payne Gaposchkin was an astronomer, who literally discovered what the universe is made of. She was one of the Harvard Computers.

confirmation of einstein's theory of relativity, solar eclipse

A Total Solar Eclipse 100 Years Ago Proved Einstein’s General Relativity

In 1919, English astronomers Arthur Eddington and Frank Dyson organized expeditions to the island of Principe off the west coast of Africa and to Sobral, Brazil, respectively, to see if Einstein was r...

ancient history

More Denisovans and extinct sub-Saharan ghost populations

Anthropology Blog - It seems there were three Denisovan lineages and that we may have interbred with an extinct ghost African basal population.

darwin's tree of life evolution

Endless forms, most beautiful — Darwin and On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin's trip aboard the HMS Beagle helped him to understand the diversity of life on Earth & led to his theory of evolution via natural selection.

pale blue dot

Happy Carl Sagan Day — The Voyagers and the Pale Blue Dot

Carl Sagan contributed immensely to how we perceive science, and to Voyagers 1&2, which are now in deep space & took the picture of the Pale Blue Dot.

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