Observatories Across the World Announce Groundbreaking New Gravitational Wave Discovery

Vicky Kalogera, a Northwestern University physicist, took her week of much-needed vacation in Utah this past August. She promised her family she’d stay off of email for a week. It wasn’t a real promise, of course, but she was going to try. She’d arranged the perfect day for August 17. Her husband was going to take the…


This Winds of Winter Release Date Is Probably False, But Hope Springs Eternal

To say that George R. R. Martin’s Winds of Winter is very, very highly anticipated is putting it very, very mildly—so any micro-crumb of information regarding a release date is going to attract attention. Today’s pulse-quickening clue comes courtesy of Amazon’s French site, which has a release date for the book listed.