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Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 01/29/2014

5 Big Unanswered Science Questions

The end of science isn’t near

By Joel Achenbach  |  08:39 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  science

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 11/05/2013

6 more variables that determine if we’re likely to discover an alien civilization

The man behind the Drake Equation speaks

By Joel Achenbach  |  09:34 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  astronomy, exoplanets, science, SETI

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 07/17/2013

Blingnova! The origin of gold

Astronomers say gold comes from rare neutron star smash-ups

By Joel Achenbach  |  01:42 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  astronomy, Astrophysics, science

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 05/20/2013

The self problem

Mucking around with brain-boggling philosophy

By Joel Achenbach  |  12:42 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cognition, consciousness, philosophy, science, the self

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 12/03/2012

How old is the Grand Canyon?

Short summary of story

By Joel Achenbach  |  08:59 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  geology, Grand Canyon, science