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
By Taylor Palmby
Guns have been a hot topic of debate over the past few months, with passionate participants arguing for and against stricter gun control.
By Teodor Teofilov
It wasn’t too long ago when all you needed to do when you arrived at the airport was to hand over your ticket, board the plane and enjoy the flight to your destination (unless you have aviophobia). Those were simpler times but a lot has changed since the 1970s and the rules for the dreaded security line are in place to keep us safe.
By Pawan Naidu
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MZ) has been Missouri’s US Senate representative since 2006. She is a former prosecutor and has been a prominent figure in Missouri politics since 1982 when she was first elected to the State Assembly. McCaskill is known as a senator willing to cross party lines and for being close to her constituents by holding many town hall meetings.
By Pawan Naidu
What would your reaction be four years ago, if I told you Texas would be anything but solidly Republican in the November 2018 race? Don’t feel bad, I would have been right there with you, but here we are.