Science and Curiosity

Science and Curiosity

From ancient philosophers to modern scientists, humankind has pondered a special and fundamental aspect of human and animal behavior: curiosity.   On the outside, what curiosity is seems clear enough. It’s the drive to know something or, more accurately, a...
Engineering Breakthroughs of 2020

Engineering Breakthroughs of 2020

The year 2020 may prove to be a significant one in terms of history thanks to a number of science and engineering breakthroughs, any one of which could be total game-changers going forward.   Here is a look at some of the engineering developments that will have...
The Relationship Between Physics and Technology

The Relationship Between Physics and Technology

Physics is often called our most fundamental science because it describes the way natural things work, such as gravity, weight, speed, mass, electromagnetics, heat radiation, cold, and anything else found in nature.   After physicists describe, measure, quantify...
Science Skills Applicable to Business

Science Skills Applicable to Business

The skills of scientists have been tapped for centuries by people who want to do better business. The usual formula is that a scientist conducts research, runs experiments, created prototypes, and eventually comes up with a new invention, product, or process.  ...
How Technology Shapes Perception

How Technology Shapes Perception

Science fiction writers have been warning about it for years — but more recently so have sociologists, medical doctors, psychologists, and an array of intellectuals from disparate disciplines.   It’s the effect on society when people are immersed and...