Archives for October 2, 2014

“The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size.” –Oliver Wendell Holmes But it isn’t just your mind that expands as time goes on and you increase your knowledge, but the entire Universe as well. General Relativity, as it turns out, doesn’t leave us with much of a…

Preparing for Alien Life (Synopsis)

“Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word ‘solitude’ to express the glory of being alone.” –Paul Tillich One of the biggest questions in all of science is that of just how ubiquitous — or rare — life in the Universe is. With the sole exception…