I suppose hating on the inexplicable hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory for portraying nerds poorly is like hating the birds for singing: it’s just what they do. But now they’ve dragged Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples’ incredible scifi-fantasy comic Saga into their excrement.
The media is full of geek stereotypes, everywhere from Big Bang Theory to episodes of CSI and NCIS. These images of geeks as antisocial, immature dorks may seem harmless — but a new study suggests these media images help keep women out of computer science.
Apple co-founder and Gizmodo Spiritual Mascot Steve Wozniak made a hilarious appearance on last night's Big Bang Theory. Here's what he had to say about Steve Jobs, black turtlenecks and Apple II.
PopSci has a great article about scientists who are trying to re-create the events of the Universe, such as the big bang and black holes, with controlled lab experiments. The Universe in a Teacup, shown above, cools helium to 0.0003°F above absolute zero, and moves around the particles so that little whirlpools remain…