What is chaos? A complex systems scientist explains

By Mitchell Newberry, Assistant Professor of Complex Systems, University of Michigan 2021 Oct 06 – Chaos evokes images of the dinosaurs running wild in Jurassic Park, or my friend’s toddler ravaging the living room. In a chaotic world, you never know what to …

 

How many stars are there in space?

Astronomers have found a way to estimate the number of stars in the universe. Comstock Images via Getty Images – By Brian Jackson, Associate Professor of Astronomy, Boise State University 2021 Sep 20 – Curious Kids is a series for children of all …

7 ways men live without working in America

A pedestrian walks by a help wanted sign posted in the window of hardware store on 2021 Sep 16 in San Francisco, California. Unemployment claims inched up to 332,000 from a pandemic low of 312,000 a week before. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) …

The Definitive Guide to the World’s Hidden Blunders

These 19 extraordinary errors will make you feel better about your next slip-up. By Kerry Wolfe 19 Places Everybody makes mistakes. Some go relatively unnoticed—fleeting blips soon forgiven and forgotten. But others last, adding a quirky kind of charm to the attractions they …