The Miracles of Science
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Horacio Salinas for The New York Times In particular, Whorf announced, Native American languages impose on their speakers a picture of reality that is totally different from ours, so their speakers would simply not be able to understand some of our most basic concepts, like the flow of time or the distinction between objects (like “stone”) and actions (like “fall”).
WE humans are about to be wiped out in a few decades. The grandchildren of many of us will not live to old age.
Ancient Greek painting in a vase, showing a physician ( iatros ) bleeding a patient
By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 7 June 2010
By Nick Harding UPDATED: 15:45 GMT, 7 June 2010 Sophia Steinsberg looks like a normal teenager, but beneath the skin she is very different from her classmates.
Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow Bantam: 200 pp., $28 Robert Oppenheimer was fond of proposing that physics and poetry were becoming indistinguishable.
Potential cancer drug found in Australian rainforest
The moon's interior may harbor 100 times more water than previous estimates, according to a new study that took a fresh look at samples of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts nearly 40 years ago.