Neil deGrasse Tyson On US Science

Last night we saw astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson speak at the Ohio Theatre on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland. Connie won tickets from the library, one of the sponsors of the event. It was about 2 hours, including Q&A. I saw a more erasable side of his personality than comes across on Nova scienceNow. For one, […]

The Aliens Can Be Machines Too

Alien life – but not as we know it This article on The Guardian by Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer with SETI, is worth reading. It combines the concepts of the search for extraterrestrials and transhumanism (though the latter isn’t labeled as such). The author¬†does leave open the possibility that machines will never outstrip human intelligence, […]