Catholics Wary of Jesuit Power Grab

December 4, 2019

Conservative Catholics are concerned about an unprecedented number of Jesuits appointed to powerful Vatican posts by Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope in history.

What Does NASA Not Want You to Know About Apophis?

November 25, 2019

NASA has changed its forecast for asteroid Apophis, moving the next fly-by out to 2060. But its website for Apophis still shows a near-pass April 13, 2029—so close the asteroid will pass inside the orbits of some satellites.

SciFriday: Dawn of the 22nd Century

November 23, 2019

This week we look ahead to 2100 and see radical life extension, the changes it will have on human behavior, and the potential problems with not being able to die even when you want to (think Revelation 9:6). Of course, all that depends on getting past asteroid Apophis in 2029.

SciFriday: Mumps Makes a Comeback

September 6, 2019

The CDC reports that 900 cases of mumps have been reported over the past year at immigrant detention centers in the US. What’s surprising is that several dozen workers have gotten sick, raising questions about the MMR vaccine.

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