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Will the Corona pandemic be the societal disruptor we’ve been waiting for?
The Corona pandemic and the ensuing recovery packages seem poised to bring about disruptions that will define world politics over the coming decades. Ultimately, the disruptions may trigger transformations of the world’s societies as we know them &n…
Mars: The nearest part of the biological universe?
On Thursday 30 July, NASA’s Mars 2020 mission will launch from Florida. Its main aim is to search for evidence of Martian life. If it finds such evidence, Mars will turn out to be the closest part of the Biological Universe to Earth; in other words,…
Understanding Evolution: Why do ostriches have wings, anyway?
“Evolution is a fact of life” scientists tell us. “Evolution best explains both the unity and the diversity of life” they continue. Both the marvelous adaptations that organisms exhibit and their striking similarities are explained…