Why western science conquered the world – opinion


History boils down to biology, and geography can be unfair, says Ian Morris: but the advantages they confer may not last forever Trinity College, Cambridge, 1669 ISAAC NEWTON rubbed his eyes. He was tired but excited after another long day polishing lenses in the Chinese Astrocalendrical Bureau, where he worked as a lab assistant. The […]

NASA and Mary J. Blige partnership


Mary J. Blige is partnering with NASA¬†with the objective to encourage¬†girls and women of all ages to take up careers in science. Cited in a recent article. NASA released two public service announcements featuring Blige and space shuttle astronaut Leland Melvin this week on NASA TV online. In addition, Blige, who cofounded the Foundation for […]