Hossenfelder: But there is no reason to think that the forces of the standard model have to be unified, or that all the forces ultimately derive from one common explanation. It would be nice, but maybe that’s just not how the universe works.
Described by Homer and Pindar as ‘fair haired’, one can ask the perturbing question: Was Odysseus a Dane originating from the Baltic Sea and is Troy located on the Gulf of Finland? Since ancient time ... Read more
The department of Statistics at the University of Warwick is holding an open day for prospective PhD students on 4 December 2019, starting at 2pm (with free lunch at 1pm). In the Mathematical Sciences ... Read more
American Biogas Council Director Bryan Sievers testified at a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee, Nutrition and Forestry on Nov. 7 focused on implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill’s rural develo ... Read more
Biologists have rediscovered a species lost to science since 1990 called a silver-backed chevrotain -- a deer-like species that is the size of a rabbit, has a silver sheen, and has been hanging on in ... Read more
A section of a medieval castle’s wall has collapsed in Britain. The rubble of the centuries-old wall fell into neighboring houses. Emergency services are at the site and they are searching for anyone ... Read more
Shanon Des Rosa Roche, parent of an awesome young man and one of the people behind The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism, has a piece in the Washington Post: How listening to autistic adults hel ... Read more