Brian Greene

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Too often good science is countered by ignorance.  This is evident in the US, where objectivity has become a matter of opinion. The plight of the federal government’s top infectious diseases expert Dr Anthony Fauci is the prime illustration of this. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

These are hard times for experts; notably scientists and doctors who believe data (and their interpretation of it) should be allowed speak for itself (...)

Schematic of the central region of a black hole showing infalling material (yellow) and a powerful jet of outflowing material (white). From Chandra X-Ray Observatory, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

Physics, the most fundamental branch of science, has two main theories – quantum mechanics and general relativity. Quantum mechanics explains the very(...)

The shorthand for podcasting is that you can say it’s like pre-recorded radio for the internet

People talk about the Serial podcast the way they talk about Netflix’s House of Cards. It is clever, absorbing, entertaining and addictive. Not only d(...)

The Jacksons Astra is engulfed by a massive wave near the beach at Tragummna (near Skibbereen) on January 6th.

In amongst the inevitable photos and videos of cars floating downthe streets of coastal towns, there was an example from west Cork which showed just (...)