Category Archives: Science

June 12, 2018
November 28, 2017
September 5, 2016

Year-long simulation of humans living on Mars comes to an end

When the HI-SEAS crew finally emerged today, a documentary film crew was on hand to capture the moment for posterity. The film-in-progress is called Red Heaven, and it’s the passion project of indie filmmakers Lauren DeFilippo and Katherine Gorringe. Their goal: to provide a “raw and intimate look into what life on Mars might really be like.”

July 28, 2016

Scipy Lecture Notes

Tutorials on the scientific Python ecosystem: a quick introduction to central tools and techniques. The different chapters each correspond to a 1 to 2 hours course with increasing level of expertise, from beginner to expert.

A great intro to Scipy and the things your can do with it.

July 18, 2016

The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists

Today, scientists’ success often isn’t measured by the quality of their questions or the rigor of their methods. It’s instead measured by how much grant money they win, the number of studies they publish, and how they spin their findings to appeal to the public.

I couldn’t agree more.

July 11, 2016

The quantum origin of time

In our experience the past is the past and the future is the future, but sometimes the two can cross over

Today’s brain-melter.