Tag: Science

Researchers Created Millions of Virtual Universes and Shed Light on Galaxy Evolution

Scientists have found a way to create millions of virtual universes. Their study contradicts what we know about galactic evolution.

Fast Friends

Getting out of your comfort zone isn’t easy, but it is important to push the boundaries of what you are used to and not limit yourself to the basics of your daily routine. Science explains why it’s hard to break your routine and why you should do it.

Scary Science: We Might Be Living In a Video Game

Are we living in the real world or are we just in a very detailed computer simulation?

Scary Science: We Can’t Stop an Impact Event

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: The Sun can Throw us Back to the Dark Ages

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

Man Made Space Debris are Threatening our Dreams of Conquering the Stars

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.

exPLAINers of the Week July 30 – Aug 5

By Perfectly Plain Staff

This week we have stopped on two great pieces. The first is Nathaniel Rich’s look at how we almost stopped climate change in the 1980s. The second is Michael Krepon’s look at nuclear weapons in wake of the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

exPLAINers of the week: July 23-July 29

By Perfectly Plain Staff

This weeks exPLAINers examine the ethical problems with gene replacement therapy and a detailed map of the 2016 presidential election voting across the U.S.

Violent crime is like infectious disease – and we know how to stop it spreadin

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.

Five Resources We Are Running Out Of And Their Alternatives

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.