Among the greatest questions humankind has pondered, one remains that is peculiar in its relatability: what is consciousness?  I call this question “peculiar” since many issues that are considered “deep” by today’s standards often pertain to things that people generally can’t, or simply don’t find relatable. Perhaps most often, it is because suchContinue Reading

13,000 years ago, North America was inhabited by the Clovis culture, a mysterious group of Paleo-Indians once thought to be the earliest to settle the continent. Evidence of their presence, mostly in the form of their distinctive, “fluted” spearpoints found alongside extinct megafauna, have helped scientists decipher scattered pieces of theirContinue Reading

On Monday, NASA announced that the agency’s astronomers would present new findings from a recent Europa observation campaign, which it was said resulted in “surprising evidence of activity that may be related to the presence of a subsurface ocean on Europa.” During the 2 PM press conference, Paul Hertz, director of theContinue Reading