Tag: Science

You don’t have a right to believe whatever you want to

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?

Fall of Facts

By Teodor Teofilov

When democracy is in crisis, we look for truth in facts. However, they are losing their ability to unite us around a consensus.

Our Universe is too vast for even the most imaginative sci-fi

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

Can our bodies heal themselves?

By Pawan Naidu

Self-repairing organs might be the cure for heart disease

Psychology of Discomfort

By Pawan Naidu

I think it’s safe to say our brains are not lazy. With storing memory, sending signals to every part of our body and constantly intaking knowledge they like to work. But we might be falling into the trap of letting our brains get complacent.