“One hundred years from now, the role of science and technology will be about becoming part of nature rather than trying to control it.”
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week:
My blog about science illiteracy two days ago has fomented a mini-tempest–and some thoughts.
One hundred percent renewable energy won’t come as easily as he thinks.
The absence of alien probes visiting the solar system places severe limits on the number of advanced civilizations that could be exploring the galaxy.
The good news: America’s science literacy rate is up from a pathetic 10 percent in 1988. The bad news: it’s still only 28 percent.
Why I hope kids in Ethiopia can teach the rest of us something profound about education.
To stay profitable, Tesla needs to keep cutting costs and selling more cars.
A Times exposé suggests that the White House failed to consider how our own cyberweapons would be used against us.
If we don’t reverse the current trend in food prices, we’ve got until August 2013 before social unrest sweeps the planet, say complexity theorists