Moon phase




Concerned Scientists write to Bush

Economics Nobel 2003

Chemistry Nobel 2003

Medicine Nobel 2003
Literature Nobel 2003

Physics Nobel 2003

Life on Mars ?
Rosalind Franklin and the Discovery of Double Helix

Good Bye Dolly
On Stonehenge
The Loss of Columbia
IG Nobel 2002
The invention of :-)
West Nile Virus
Asteroid Impact?
Molecule Hunt
Tuxedo Park
Ancient Trade Routes
Pop Singer to Fly In Space
Great Ideas

The Universe in a Nutshell
Copenhagen, the Play
Count of Monte Cristo
Nobel Prize 2001
John Nash
Kernel Methods

Ig-Nobel Prize
Einstein's Brain
Space Turism
Floating City
Mir's Blast
Great Books
Nobel Prize
In the mind of:
Serial Killers
The secret shuttle
Are we aliens?
Studying ET
Pattern Analysis
Early Vibrators
and Hysteria
among us
Book: Darwin
Book: Russell


This is a century dominated by technology. In this page we will report on events and people that exemplify the rapifd pace with which technology is shaping our life.

From bionics to artificial intelligence, from the web to space flight, it is not much science, but its application to our life, that makes the difference ...


The Future of the Web
Probably the single most important invention of the last 500 years, will play a role similar to the invention of printed books and will shape the society of the next century.
And it was invented by one man (and perfected by thousands of enthusiastic early users). Tim Berners-Lee will remain in history ...more


Space Worm

The new robotic arm, to be fitted to the International SPace Station, will move like a caterpillar, crawling around the hull of the spacecraft



Space Flight
From Apollo 13 to the Mir and the Challenger, space flight has never been a safe enterprise. Just few years after the series of accidents that involved Mir and its crew, a book reconstructs the dramatic accidents that nearly killed american and russian astronauts


Technology is now available to connect electronic and mechanical parts to biological bodies. This may mean better senses and limbs for the disabled, but might also mean a new turn in humar evolution



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History of Technology

Is this Monument Telling the Truth ?

This monument in downtown Boston is at odds with a recent Congress resolution, granting to Antonio Meucci - not Alexander Bell - moral rights for the invention of the telephone .... more
Improbable Research

The 2002 IG Nobel Prizes were awarded in a ceremony at Harvard University. From Belly Button Lint to estimating the surface of an elephant...
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