Cosmic Queries is a new book written by Neil DeGrasse Tyson and James Trefil and published by National Geographic. Find out how this book balances education and entertainment in a highly readable volume.
The Sixth Extinction’ by Elizabeth Kolbert is an overview of past and present mass extinctions. Discover why many scientists believe that humans are causing a new era of mass extinction today. (5:30 min read)
'Origins: Cosmos, Earth and Humanity’ is a classic work in the Big History movement. Discover how it outlines the evolution of the Universe and its meaning for our lives together. (5:00 min read)
Lost in Math is Sabine Hossenfelder's book challenging physicists' preference for elegant theories over experimental results. Discover how this can lead to dead end research that misleads the public.(5:30 min read)
The Canon is a playful book aimed at teaching adults basic science. Discover why the author felt readers needed this book and how it makes science fun again. (4:30 min read)
'The Sacred and the Profane' is a classic book on the history of religion. Discover how it reveals the Universe, Nature and Humanity as our connections to the sacred. (5:00 min read)
The View From the Centre of the Universe is part of a sub-genre of interpretations of Thomas Berry’s essay, The New Story. Discover why the authors believe our current thinking needs a drastic change. (5:30 min read)
International Human Rights Day is the perfect time to review a classic book. Find out why The Origins of Totalitarianism is rated one of the top non-fiction books of the 20th century. (5:30 min read)
Friendly people are often dismissed as being too kind for their own good. The truth is that they’ve been vital to human success. Find out why. (4:30 min read)
Cosmologist Adam Frank lists 5 big questions that cosmology needs to answer. Find out what they are and what the current state of thinking is on them.