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The Evolution of the Meter

Though you've likely never given it much thought, a universally accepted unit of measurement like the humble meter is an amazing thing. It lets scientists separated by culture, language, race and even thousands of miles of geography work together on equations and problems like they were sitting next to each other. So…

How Big Is the Ocean?

It's one of those impossibly stupid questions because it takes someone impossibly smart to give an answer to someone just as impossibly smart to understand but hey, if you're into massaging your brain a little bit tonight and have run out of all questions for the day, ask yourself this: just how big is the ocean? All…

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