Believe it or not, many officially smart people think that (1) we are just computers made of meat, (2) computers will soon become conscious, or (3) both.
On August 21, we Americans got to see a total solar eclipse.
The best time and place to view total solar eclipses in our Solar System is just when and where there are observers to see them. Let that sink in.
C’mon. This is the first time in almost a century that a total eclipse will traverse the fruited plains from coast to coast.
Marches are usually held to defend something that’s in peril. Does anyone really think big science is in danger?