Eating in Japan has a long and fascinating history that has impacted global cultures. It’s not surprising that Japanese cuisine had a major influence on Western cuisine in the 20th century. […]
The balance of life between predators and their prey is complicated and fascinating. Read about two classic experiments on this interaction performed by Josh Van Buskirk. […]
America’s most well-known cyclist of the recent past is, no doubt, Lance Armstrong. Born in Texas, Armstrong turned pro in 1992 at age 21, and within the next few years, won major competitions, including stages within the Tour de France. Few foresaw the disgraceful path his career would soon take, tainted by the abuse of performance-enhancing drugs. […]
In this free lecture, Professor Scott Lacey discusses big questions of anthropology. What does it mean to be human? Where did we come from? And what unites us in our diversity today? […]
How do particle detectors measure events that are so small that they defy our possibilities of observation? The answer requires us to blow up a house. […]
Among the incredible Hubble cloud images, none has been received with greater public acclaim than the detailed 1995 snapshot of newborn stars emerging from giant pillars of gas and dust inside the Eagle Nebula. This image looks like a fantasy landscape out of a dream or a children’s story. Get ready to explore this image in the context of galactic interstellar clouds, the process of star formation, and the impact of young stars on their interstellar environments. […]
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