Portrait of composer George Frideric Handel
Music Appreciation

Music History Monday: Immigrants and Immigration

February 13, 2017

In 1712, George Friedrich Handel (his Anglicized name) left Germany and settled permanently in London. His departure was motivated by that most common reason to emigrate: economic opportunity. […]

A dragonfly nymph

The Balance between Predators and Prey

February 12, 2017

By Stephen Nowicki, PhD, Duke University The life-and-death balancing act between predator and prey is complicated and fascinating. Read about Ecologist Josh Van Buskirk’s classic […]

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Do Souls Exist?

January 11, 2017

Do souls exist? Professor David Kyle Johnson answers 7 philosophical questions on one of the most discussed subjects in human history. […]

Professor Chats

Big Questions: What is Reality?

December 23, 2016

On April 6, 2016, Professor Steven Gimbel sat down for a live Q&A session with his fans from across the globe. The chat is over, but the transcript is posted below for you to enjoy. […]

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