iOS app Android app

Heliocentric Universe

Shocking Percentage Of Americans Don't Know This Basic Fact

Posted 02.18.2014 | Science

If you ask an American if the sun orbits Earth, there's a 1 in 4 chance he'll say yes. According to a new National Science Foundation study, 74% of...

My Teacher's Teacher

John Freely | Posted 11.11.2012 | Science
John Freely

When I first started teaching physics, virtually nothing was said about the predecessors of Copernicus, Galileo and Newton. In reality, a impressive succession of European scholars opened the way for the Scientific Revolution.