The Scary Science series aims to show that some of our day-to-day issues can be inconsequential in the grand scheme of things and might bring about existential crisis for everyone who reads it. Here is why Bruce Willis might not be able to save us from an asteroid.
Scary Science series aims to show that some of our day-to-day issues can be inconsequential in the grand scheme of things and that there are some truly terrifying scientific theories
We leave a large amount of junk orbiting our planet each time we send something to space. If we don’t do something soon humanity will be trapped, unable to leave Earth.
By Samira Shackle
Headlines scream about “epidemics” of shootings and stabbings – but what if we took that literally? From Chicago to Glasgow, treating violence as a public health problem has produced great results.
By Pawan Naidu
For every resource that is running out due to human consumption, there is an alternative that can serve the same purpose. Let’s take a look at the five resources in danger of extinction and their alternatives.
By Pawan Naidu
This first detection of gravitational waves was the culmination of an epic scientific quest that resulted in proving Albert Einstein’s landmark theory of gravity. Since then, detectors have seen them multiple times. However, this is only the beginning.
By Teodor Teofilov
Unimaginable vastness and size; that is our Universe. Its ever-expanding nature is filled with a nearly infinite supply of potential life-giving planets and moons leaves us with one question: Are we alone in the Universe?
By Daniel DeNicola
Do we have the right to believe whatever we want to believe? This supposed right is often claimed as the last resort of the wilfully ignorant, the person who is cornered by evidence and mounting opinion: ‘I believe climate change is a hoax whatever anyone else says, and I have a right to believe it!’ But is there such a right?
By Michael Strauss
As an astrophysicist, I am always struck by the fact that even the wildest science-fiction stories tend to be distinctly human in character. No matter how exotic the locale or how unusual the scientific concepts, most science fiction ends up being about quintessentially human (or human-like) interactions, problems, foibles and challenges