Synthetic organic chemist James Tour, of Rice University, has shown the folly of NASA scientists and others in a number of videos.
In 1901, divers brought up from an ancient shipwreck the first part of the Antikythera mechanism made by Greek inventors.
Mother-of-pearl, or nacre, is not only a beautiful substance for jewelry and ceramics; it is a remarkable material.
Much as the world appreciated the “noble and poetic moment,” at the time it could be waved away as mere poetry — more sentiment than science.
Half a century ago, as 1968 came to a close, one event brought people together not only in America but also around the globe.