Science Art: <i>Section of a Comet's Path</i>, 1933 Science Art: <i>Magdalenian engraving of bison</i> Science Art: <i>Laser Communications Relay Demonstration Lifts Off!</i>, by NASA/Joel Kowsky, 7 Dec 2021 Science Art: Comet observations from <i>Libra astronomica, y philosophica</i> by Carlos de Siguenza y Gongora, 1690. SONG: Fast Blue Optical Transients SONG: Deeper Than Love (a penitential Colleen Green cover)

Science Art: Section of a Comet's Path, 1933

This illustration, from Natural History Magazine, shows the way the comet of 1843 (or Comet 1843, if you prefer…

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Science Art: Magdalenian engraving of bison

This is a drawing of a drawing, a likeness of a bison engraved on cave floor at Niaux.

The likeness is part…

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Science Art: Laser Communications Relay Demonstration Lifts Off!, by NASA/Joel Kowsky, 7 Dec 2021

This is another unusual perspective of a space vessel in flight, though slightly less rare than the top-down im…

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Science Art: Comet observations from Libra astronomica, y philosophica by Carlos de Siguenza y Gongora, 1690.

I can’t make out exactly what this is illustrating. My Spanish is barely good enough to tell, in section 309 of…

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People are having less sex.

7 January 2022 grant 0

Scientific American interviews two Indiana University researchers, Debby Herbenick and Tsung-chieh (Jane) Fu, who’ve found that folks of all ages are getting a little less […]