Are We Alone in the Cosmos?

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, a French philosopher and Jesuit priest, once said, “If we don’t enter the future together, we won’t enter it at all.” Franciscan sister and doctor of Pharmacology Ilia Delio has one piece of advice for us to achieve this goal: Slow down. On Oct.15 Delio will host a forum discussing Pope […]

Editorial: Shut up About Pluto

The collective whining about Pluto’s demotion back in 2006 seemed to have finally, blessedly, died down. I was finally able to walk through the world hearing nary a “when I was your age, Pluto was a planet” joke. As it should be. Then the International Astronomical Union had to go and ruin it all with […]

Oh My Science: Doctor Robot

Let’s face it: human labor is becoming obsolete. Compared to a slow, inefficient, expensive humans, the fast, effective, highly accurate and definitely cost-effective robots are beginning to take over the marketplace at an increasingly rapid pace. Fast food restaurants are already beginning to try out automated workers to take orders, and everyone from pharmacists to […]

‘Lucky Lulu’ A Mammoth Addition To Museum

Just when you thought Seattle couldn’t get any more interesting, local residents have found a name for the mammoth tusk that was discovered in the heart of a Lake Union neighborhood earlier this year. After a naming contest, the tusk was dubbed Lucky Lulu—“Lucky” because the find was just that, and “Lulu” for the abbreviated […]

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