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On Science and Culture

Mario Livio | Posted 12.03.2016 | Science
Mario Livio

Science does not always get positive "reviews" in cultural circles. I have collected a few quotes from the last two centuries that are related to science -- statements made by educated individuals.

Forever Young? Teen Makes Amazing Discovery In Trees

Posted 05.10.2012 | Teen

We've seen teens devise potential cures for cancer, build nuclear reactors and use musical instruments as inspiration for the creation of low-cost lan...

April Fools' Day Spotlights Five Bogus Breakthroughs

Posted 04.01.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer Published: 03/30/2012 11:18 AM EDT on LiveScience Scientists and science journals ar...

PHOTOS: 13 Awesome Moments In Science History

Jon Agar | Posted 05.28.2012 | Home
Jon Agar

Science has been at the heart of twentieth-century history -- from Einstein's new physics to the Manhattan Project, from eugenics to the Human Genome Project, or from the wonders of penicillin to the promises of biotechnology.