iOS app Android app

Darwins Theory of Evolution

On Extraterrestrial Life: Part II

Mario Livio | Posted 02.18.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

All life on Earth, for instance, relies on DNA and RNA for replication, the issuing of instructions at the molecular level, and heredity. Does that mean that our Earthly DNA is universal throughout the cosmos?

Natural Selection and the Up-Goer Five Text Editor

Patricia Adair Gowaty | Posted 04.15.2013 | Science
Patricia Adair Gowaty

Like many of you, I bit on the Up-Goer Five Text Editor. I marveled at "Hamlet" in the ten hundred most common English words. Jumping in, I took the challenge.

What Is Science?

Mario Livio | Posted 11.05.2012 | Science
Mario Livio

The continuous attempts by various pseudosciences to gain respectability as scientific theories constitute, in my humble opinion, a clear and present danger. To understand the difference between genuine science and pseudoscience, let's examine the ingredients of the scientific method.