Our Violent Universe

The more we learn about the universe, the more evidence accumulates that not only is it beautiful and exciting, but it is an arena of incredible natural violence. In an April report, two scientists from Harvard University’s Department of Astronomy … Continue reading»

To Not So Boldly Go?

John Holdren, President Obama’s science advisor, made some disturbing comments Friday on the NPR radio program Science Friday. Holdren – director of the Office of Science and Technology, Executive Office of the President – backed away from the timeframe spelled … Continue reading»