written by Jeffrey Tayler When surveying the ill-informed, shoddy work that at times passes as in-depth journalism regarding Islam these days, a rationalist may well be tempted to slip[...]
By Margot Pollans The Federal Food and Drug Administration is currently accepting public comment on the question of whether it should define the word natural. It is asking the[...]
Did a Super-Mega-Ultra Neutrino Come from a Black Hole Gobbling Down Matter 10 Billion Light Years Away?
By Phil Plait [Why yes, I did have fun writing that title. Thank you for asking.] Astronomers may have solved a mystery that started a few years ago. Or 9.5[...]
By Lee Billings Can NASA’s next big space telescope take a picture of an alien Earth-like planet orbiting another star? Astronomers have long dreamed of such pictures, which would[...]