Michael Squyres

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Watch: The Physics of Time Explained in Under 3 Minutes

Many people find the concepts in physics challenging to wrap their head around. Visual aids and explanations can definitely help, though. The Youtube …

27 of Hubble's Best Photos for Its 27th Birthday

Hubble turns 27 today. Here's a look back at some of its most noteworthy accomplishments.<p>Hubble turns 27 today. Here's a look back at some of its most noteworthy accomplishments.

Australia Just Experienced Some Stunning Southern Lights

Behold the beauty of the Aurora Australis.<p>On Monday, southern Australia was treated to a rare celestial wonder:a kaleidoscope of color in the skies due to Aurora Australis, otherwise known as the Southern Lights.<p>While the northeast region of the country experienced a super-storm, the southern sky …

This To-Scale Map of The Solar System Will Make You Appreciate The Vastness of Space

There is a whole lot of nothingness out there.<p>There's a lot of space in space. That's the point hammered in by this huge to-scale map of the solar system, If The Moon Were Only 1 Pixel, created by the interactive designer Josh Worth. The map is simple: it starts at the sun, and by scrolling to the …

The Madness Of Humanity Part 4: Science Vs. Religion

<i>This is the fourth in a series of essays concerning our collective future. The goal is to bring forth some of the main issues humanity faces today, as we move forward to uncertain times. In an effort to be as thorough as possible, we will consider two kinds of threats: those due to natural</i> …

Common Sense

This Is When You’re Most Creative, According to Science

One of the most common misconceptions about creativity is that it’s a gift. But, to an extent, it’s a skill just like anything else. It needs practice, repetition and the right timing and setting.<p>Part of the reason the dreaded words “I’m not creative” are muttered so often is likely because it’s …

You Think You Have Free Will? Science Says Think Again | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You make decisions every day, don't you?<p>You assert yourself hourly. Especially if you're American.<p>You take life by the horns and you show it who's boss.<p>I have some news: You may be deluding …

Consciousness

4 environmental impacts of eating a hamburger you probably don’t want to know

I’ve been a meat-eater all my life. But after watching the Netflix documentary <i>Cowspiracy</i>, I’ve been seriously rethinking my diet.<p>Produced by Leonardo …