The infamous Black Death would appear and disappear over the span of about three centuries. So what are the chances that the plague will come back now? […]
The trait of openness involves the degree to which people are generally open or receptive to all sorts of things. We’re not talking about interpersonal […]
Weather radar technology has revolutionized the forecasting of severe storms and has saved many lives. The revolution began in the evening of April 9, 1953, when two meteorologists at the Illinois State Water Survey decided to break the rules… […]
Pseudoscience goes beyond just making a few errors or a few sloppy practices—the methods are so flawed that the entire endeavor is suspect. They have the patina of legitimate science, but something has gone terribly wrong. […]
Light propagates through space as a continuous wave, but also exchanges energy in the form of discrete particles. So, wave or particle—what is light? […]
The first widely reported “serial killer” investigation shows us early forensic science at work, how authorities linked the killings back to one murderer, and which police procedurals were established to find the assassin. […]
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