Skip to main content

The Sciences

The Physical Limits to Genius

The Physical Limits to Genius

The laws of physics may well prevent the human brain from evolving into an ever more powerful thinking machine

December 1, 2015 — Douglas Fox



Watch How Gravitational Waves Dance across the Universe

Watch How Gravitational Waves Dance across the Universe

LIGO scientist David Reitze takes us on a 1.3 billion year journey that begins with the violent merger of two black holes in the distant universe. The event produced gravitational waves, tiny ripples in the fabric of space and time, which LIGO detected as they passed Earth on September 14, 2015.

18 hours ago


Download MP3

Greenland's Meltwater May Fertilize Fjords with Phosphorus

60-Second Science - 22 hours ago - By Christopher Intagliata02:02
Download MP3

The Big Gath Dig: Goliath's Hometown

Science Talk - February 10, 2016 - By Kevin Begos and Steve Mirsky29:47
Download MP3

Lizard Picks Best Color--to Stand against

60-Second Science - February 10, 2016 - By Jason G. Goldman02:03
Download MP3

Giant Bird Driven Extinct by Egg-Eating Humans

60-Second Science - February 9, 2016 - By Karen Hopkin01:49
Download MP3

Celebrate our 170th Anniversary with us!

Get 2 years of All Access for just $170