Matthew Wark

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Understanding the Significance of ‘OM’

“OM! This Imperishable Word is the whole of this visible universe. Its explanation is as follows: What has becOMe, what is becOMing, what will becOMe …

The Center Of The Milky Way Is Beyond Strange

The deeper astronomers look into the dark heart of the Milky Way, the more bizarre surprises we seem to find at the center of our galaxy. A new study using observations from space telescopes attempts to explain the odd behavior of a magnetar circling the supermassive black hole at the nucleus of …

Universe

Science's Path from Myth to Multiverse

<i>From Quanta Magazine (find original story here).</i><p>We can think of the history of physics as an attempt to unify the world around us: Gradually, over …

Elon Musk’s Space Dream Almost Killed Tesla

By Ashlee Vance | May 14, 2015<p>Illustrations by The Red Dress<p>SpaceX started with a plan to send mice to Mars. It got crazier from there.<p>In late …

America is failing its children by not teaching code in every high school

In what looks like a small startup office in a New York financial district building earlier this year, a roomful of teenagers examined lines of code projected on to a classroom wall. The code made up Beyonce’s Twitter page, and the teens were figuring out how to collect and organize it.<p>These …

When You Shouldn't Follow Your Heart

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m 17 and sitting in my high school guidance counsellor’s office. She’s asking me what I want to do with my life and I have no idea.<p>“What are you really passionate about,” she asks. Awkward silence. What I want to say is playing computer …

Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition

I was a little ambivalent about trying one of these "Great Courses" on audio, especially with references to diagrams and such, but the instructor …