An Open Letter to the President: US physics education is crap. Let's…

Henry Reich — creator, illustrator and narrator of Minute Physics — has a message for the President. America's educational standards for physics, he argues, provide a surprisingly dated and incomplete introduction to the world of physics. A lot has happened in the field since 1865; shouldn't some basic knowledge of… » 11/14/12 2:00pm 11/14/12 2:00pm

Theater Geeks to Study Warp Cores and Prime Directive

Never ones to shy away from scifi references, L.A. architects have now moved on from Battlestar Galactica to Star Trek. Just as we'd learned to love Tom Mayne's Caltrans intergalactic dreadnought, HMC Architects/Coop Himmelblau serve up an homage to Starfleet Academy with their design for the somewhat ominously named… » 11/16/07 10:30am 11/16/07 10:30am