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Come off it, Moon, Earth. We KNOW you’re 60 million years OLDER than we thought
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‘Might seem a small difference, but it is important,’ say boffins Geoboffins have cracked open some ancient crystals to discover that the Earth and the Moon are actually 60 million years older than previously thought.…

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Do Rats Know When They Don’t Know?
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Humans are masters of metacognition: thinking about thinking. We can evaluate what we know and what we don’t know. In a new study, scientists tried to study metacognition in rats.

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Galileo Got Game: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Physics of Basketball
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In a way, a game like basketball is a physics geek’s delight. It’s a playground where you can apply physics principles to try and get some added insight to the game. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the physics of basketball.

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Amazon's Fire TV: Everything You Need to Know
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Amazon has kicked off its arrival to the streaming party with the announcement of new device to satisfy all your TV watching needs today in a popcorn-scented New York event. Here’s everything you need to know about it: Read more…     

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Should Patients Have the Option To Not Know Their DNA?
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An anonymous reader writes “Genome sequencing is getting faster and cheaper every year. This article points out that in the not-too-distant future, a DNA test will be a common diagnostic tool for doctors. It’s a good thing for figuring out what’s wrong with you — but there will unintended consequences. The test will also return […]

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Newly discovered dwarf planet could challenge what we know about our solar system
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While Pluto might have been stripped of its full planetary status, thanks to a shift in official definitions, a newly discovered planetoid could actually hint at the existence of a “super-Earth” in the far reaches of our solar system. The ball of…

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“What We Know About Climate Change”: Guest Lecture Apr. 4th with …
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Schmid College of Science and Technology · Chapman University. Announcing the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. March 18, 2014 … 6.30 – 7.30 pm: Professor Emanuel will make his presentation ,”What We Know about Climate Change”, which is a discussion of the scientific facts about climate change and global warming as we know […]

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Pre-IPO Imperative: Know Your Customer
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The IPO window is currently wide open. Riding the wave of strong IPO performance over the past few years (the classes of ‘12 and ‘13 IPOs have on average returned 234 percent and 78 percent, respectively, according to Deutsche Bank data), a growing number of high-growth, venture-backed companies are filing for IPOs. In fact, five […]

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Did You Know 4.0
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This is another official update to the original “Shift Happens” video. This completely new Fall 2009 version includes facts and stats focusing on the changin…

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