A global, crowd-sourced competition seeks to create a new TV series with an iconic female engineer heroine at its center
Moviegoers have long been familiar with the benefits of viewing content on a curved screen. The screen's curvature equalizes the distance that light from the projector must travel, enhancing resolution and brightness while eliminating distortion.
There are few things in this world that I truly loathe. One of those things is the showEverybody Loves Raymond. Why, you might ask? First of all, its actually quite hard to really love Raymond.
We live in an age of constant data. Between television, the Internet, and our “real-life” social circles, society has never before had as much access to health and science news as we now enjoy — and it has never been so easy for anyone to access an entire encyclopedia of information about any health or [...]
Tales of monsters invading Japan are a longstanding tradition, usually involving menacing kaiju—literally “strange creatures”—rising from the sea to wreak havoc on a Japanese city.
Tyson hopes that the updated Cosmos can play a small part in improving the severe lack of scientific literacy among many adults today
Friends and colleagues who know that I illustrated Neil Shubin’s first book, Your Inner Fish, have been asking if I was involved in the three-part PBS series hosted by Shubin that will air next week on April 9th.
Two weeks from today, on April 9th, PBS will air the first of a three-part series adapted from Neil Shubin’s popular book, Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year-History of the Human Body.
In the early nineties, researchers predicted that at the current rate of growth, there would be two televisions per US household by 1995. It’s probably safe to say that we have likely exceeded that prediction.
Today is Annalee Newitz‘s birthday (well, it’s still today in the most relevant time zone – uh, hers not mine). Annalee has been writing about the intersection of science and technology and culture for many years.
I'll be on participating in a panel about dolphins, animals in captivity, and the award-winning documentary The Cove tonight. Catch it on Take Part Live on the Pivot channel at 9pm Pacific/12am Eastern.
The complete absence of female engineers in popular culture has huge implications for public perceptions of the STEM fields
Every Halloween, we find ourselves surrounded by zombies, vampires, ghouls, and other mythical monsters. But even though this is the one day each year that we consciously realize we are surrounded by these creatures (at least in their human-costumed forms), are we surrounded by more common forms of these monsters every day without even realizing [...]
The principles underlying the U.S. approach to government-funded research and development remain solid—but the world has changed
In honor of Valentines Day, Id like to take a quick look at one of the most fundamental human emotions hate. Wait, that doesnt seem right.
Imagine being in the jungle, thousands of miles from civilization Thus opened the promo two years ago forLove In The Wild, the extreme dating experiment on NBC that sent its contestants on first dates that were jam packed with shaky bridges, crocodile attacks, and bungee jumping.
It’s Shark Week. People everywhere are presumably dipping their toes into the water with some trepidation because, as numerous televisions programs have taught the viewing public, sharks actually hang out pretty close to shore, especially if the opportunity to feed presents itself.