Category Archives: Science

Are Robot Cemeteries In Our Future?

This is a good article on EETimes about the emotional attachment that can happen in the family between their robotic pet and the risks we face as those [..]


U.S. Astronaut Leroy Chiao: America Should Embrace China For Mars Missions

In a short Q&A interview with Forbes Magazine, Chinese-American astronaut Leroy Chiao advocates embracing China, rather than shunning it, in the new space race to Mars . He [..]

China, Science

Huge waves measured for first time in Arctic Ocean

As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water that is predicted to extend [..]


Jane Austin, Game Theorist

  Jane Austin, a game theorist? Oh yes, apparently she was exhibiting in her stories some of the traits we value in game theory today…and this is 100+ [..]


Old Bones Found Along Rail Line Yield Secrets Of The Black Death

Black death was not spread by rat fleas, say researchers. Evidence from skulls in east London shows plague had to have been airborne to spread so quickly. From [..]