Monthly Archives: June 2012

Slow and Unsteady Kills the Race

Could the earth’s rotation really slow down like it does in the new novel The Age of Miracles? Find out by reading my “could this happen” post on Slate .

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A Head of Its Time

Battlestar Galactica, the Terminator, Star Trek: TNG, and works by Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, and Isaac Asimov, among many others, feature humanoid robots that are indistinguishable from humans. Such robots are discussed in more detail here. This post explores … Continue reading

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