The Dark Side

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    Take Our Virtual Trip to Mars

    See where NASA’s Mars 2020 mission will go and what it may find.

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    How Pseudoscientists Get Away With It

      The relentless and often unpredictable coronavirus has, among its many quirky terrors, dredged up once again the issue that will not die, science versus pseudoscience. The scientists, experts who would be the first to admit they are not infallible, are now in danger of being drowned out by the growing chorus of pseudoscientists, conspiracy […]

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    Are You Yoda or Darth Vader?

    How to recognize your light and dark sides.

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    These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System

    Explore the hidden drama of planets, comets, and space geysers.

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    Schrödinger’s Cat When Nobody Is Looking

    A solution to the measurement problem, black hole paradox, and other quantum puzzles.

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    No, Animals Do Not Have Genders

    How do we know that gender is not simply a biological fact? What makes it cultural, rather than analogous to sex-differentiated behavior in animals?

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    The Bias in the Machine

    Why facial recognition has led to false arrests.

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    The Universe Has Made Almost All the Stars It Will Ever Make

    Black holes are cosmic dimmers.

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    Just Because It’s Natural Doesn’t Mean It’s Good

    We are well advised to not lose track of evolution’s dark side.