Catherine Boleyn

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Opinion: Science Is Running Out of Things to Discover

The advancing age when Nobelists receive their prizes could suggest fewer breakthroughs are waiting to happen.<p>Call it confirmation bias, but I keep seeing signs that science—and especially fundamental physics, which seeks to discern the basic rules of reality—is running out of gas, just as I …

Climate Change, EPA Rules Focus of McCabe Confirmation Hearing

Changing Planet<p>Climate change, extreme weather and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from new and existing power plants were the focus of a confirmation hearing for Janet McCabe, President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the EPA’s Office of Air and …

Sea Serpent Eats Cosmic Diamond Ring

Changing Planet<p>Astronomers using the Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured this eye-catching image of planetary nebula Abell 33. Created when an aging star blew off its outer layers, this beautiful blue bubble is, by chance, aligned with a foreground star and bears an uncanny resemblance to a …

Lunar Eclipse Myths From Around the World

Many cultures view the disappearance of the moon as a time of danger and chaos.<p>Marauding demons, murderous pets, and ravenous jaguars are just some of the culprits that cultures around the world have blamed for the moon's disappearance during lunar eclipses.<p>During the night of April 14 through …

5 Sky Events This Week: Full Lunar Eclipse and Lord of the Rings

Changing Planet<p><b>This is a big week even for the most amateur of sky-watchers, with a rare full lunar eclipse and Mars getting as close as it ever does to Earth.</b><p><b>Moon shadow play.</b> The moon will appear to be orange-red late Monday night and early Tuesday morning as it undergoes a total eclipse, the …

Pollution From Asia Makes Pacific Storms Stronger

Aerosols in atmosphere change weather in North America, says new study.<p>What happens in Asia doesn't stay in Asia, a new study warns. Pollution from booming economies in the Far East is causing stronger storms and changing weather patterns over the Pacific Ocean, which in turn is changing weather in …

Why Do People See Faces in the Moon?

Our brains are hard-wired to find meaningful images in random lines and shapes—even if those figures are on the moon.<p>For as long as humans have lived on Earth, the moon has been our nearest celestial companion, and a rich natural canvas for the human imagination. When the Earth passes between the …

Google Knew About Heartbleed and Didn’t Tell the Government

Google knew about a crit­ic­al flaw in In­ter­net se­cur­ity, but it didn’t alert any­one in the gov­ern­ment.<p>Neel Me­hta, a Google en­gin­eer, first …

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ADHD - Tales of an Absent-Minded Superhero

ADHD - Tales of an Absent-Minded Superhero