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With graduation season comes a plethora of commencement speakers bestowing wisdom upon young people. This year, President Obama spoke about building walls, literally and figuratively. Comment?
In an attempt to leapfrog the planets and vault into the interstellar age, a bevy of scientists and other luminaries from Silicon Valley and beyond, led by Yuri Milner, a Russian philanthropist and Internet entrepreneur, announced a plan on Tuesday to send a fleet of robots no bigger than iPhones to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system, 4.37 light-years away. If it all worked out - a cosmically big "if" that would occur decades and perhaps $10 billion from now - a rocket would deliver a "mother ship" carrying a thousand or so small probes to space. Comment?
In a brightly lit classroom here at Harvard, Mia Karvonides was trying to explain to a group of bemused student leaders the difference between a romantic encounter and "unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature," as the university's relatively new code of sexual misconduct defines it. She tried to leaven the legalistic atmosphere at the town-hall-style meeting with realistic-sounding examples, defying gender stereotypes. Comment?
It happens in every game. A hand extends upward to deliver a high-five or down low to slap a teammate's behind. Comment?
Sarah Ballard first met renowned astronomer Geoffrey Marcy a decade ago when she was an undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. The professor taught her astronomy class and showed special interest in her career, she told NPR . Comment?
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