Share Your Favorite Upcoming #WSF Program … and Maybe Win a Pet Bandana!

05/22/15See Comments

Love science as much as you love your pet? You’ve got a chance to win a free World Science Festival pet bandana! Here’s how to...[Read! More]


This Week in Science: Ancient Tools, Neural Implants, Bear-Sized Aliens, and Chickens From Hell

05/22/15See Comments

Seven days, lots of science in the news. And many of this week’s most notable and quotable items tie directly to our 2015 festival programs. So...[Read! More]

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Keeping Secrets With Quantum Mechanics

05/21/15See Comments

 “Human ingenuity cannot concoct a cipher which human ingenuity cannot resolve.” —Edgar Allan Poe, 1841 Unbreakable codes are the holy grail of secure communications—and the...[Read! More]


The Two-Legged Ape

05/21/15See Comments

From an anatomical perspective, one of the most profound steps on the path of human evolution was the transition from four legs to two. (This...[Read! More]


Cool Job: Ocean Diving With Marine Biologist Marah Hardt

05/19/15See Comments

Marah Hardt would prefer to be under the sea. But she’ll be making an appearance on land for at least half a day at the...[Read! More]


This Is Your Brain on Space

05/19/15See Comments

Future Mars colonists will have a lot of problems to surmount: growing sustainable food, maintaining a steady supply of oxygen, and of course, staving off...[Read! More]


The Opah: This Is No Cold Fish

05/18/15See Comments

Dolphins, whales, and other marine mammals may not be the only hot-blooded creatures in the sea. New research published in the journal Science has uncovered a...[Read! More]


Aspiring Astronaut? Test Your Spaceflight Knowledge

05/14/15See Comments

At the 2015 World Science Festival, NASA physiologist Jennifer Fogarty, astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria, and anthropologist Jack Stuster will be delving into what NASA is looking...[Read! More]


Cool Job: Setting Things on Fire With SFX Master Steve Wolf

05/13/15See Comments

If you want something blown up or need someone thrown off of a roof—or maybe both—Steve Wolf is the guy for the job. A 25-year...[Read! More]


Shocking New Study of Electric Brain Stimulation?

05/13/15See Comments

Would you run a mild electric current through your head to score better on a chemistry final, or to grind a bit more effectively through...[Read! More]