Because Thinking Is Too Hard

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Gods Are Fragile Things

"Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense." —Chapman Cohen … [Read more...]

The 8 Best “Hail Sagan” Designs

There's been a "Hail Sagan" meme going around for a while now. Here are some of the best I've seen around the interwebs:(Ego Likeness)(Guns Germs and Blogs) … [Read more...]

Another step towards the answer to life, the universe and everything?

Please welcome our friend custador, a long time outspoken commentator here at UF.This is an early result from six months of work from the European Space Agency's (ESA's) Planck telescope - a map of the oldest light visible from Earth orbit.I'm going to put my hand up and admit right now that I have no idea how to interpret that image - but I still find it incredibly exciting to think that it represents light that was emitted just 380,000 years after the big-bang.Full story on the BBC … [Read more...]