CAMBRIDGE, MA – Physicists Kip Thorne and Stephen Hawking, along with producer Lynda Obst, are in talks with DreamWorks about their treatment for a new science fiction film. A renowned black hole physicist, Thorne served as the chief scientific consultant for the 2014 film Interstellar. Thorne spoke at an event on the science of Interstellar […]Read more "Physicist Kip Thorne, Science Advisor for Interstellar, Discusses New Film"
The Science Week in Review: March 29, 2015 This past week’s big science stories include the discovery of a new giant salamander-like beast from the Late Triassic period with a toilet-seat-shaped face, good news about the Ebola epidemic, and this weekend’s feature story about the launch of US Astronaut Scott Kelly on the beginning of […]Read more "The Science Week in Review – March 29, 2015"
The rate of scientific progress is increasingly fast and near impossible to keep up with, even for those already well entrenched in the field. 2014 was a year, like many years, that had more than a few big science stories to tell. For example, synthetic biologists at the Scripps Research Institute created two novel nucleotides […]Read more "2014: The Science Year in Review"