The ISCAST Digest is a periodic circulation of collated news, views and wider events of interest to the ISCAST community.
Volume 8, Issue 1 of the ISCAST Digest is now available for download.
The target this year is $60,000. To date we have raised one fifth of this ($12,095 to be exact). If each member of ISCAST was to donate $300 we would cover the target easily (although we are happy to receive more if you are able).
A madman dreams of tuning machines : the story of Joseph Weber, the tragic hero of science who followed Einstein’s vision and pioneered the sound of space-time
Considered by conservatives to be one of postmodern society’s greatest threats, moral relativism may now be a relic of the past.
The Universe is staggeringly huge. This is where we sit in a map of more than 100,000 galaxies.
ISCAST is in conversation with Jennifer Wiseman, the senior Hubble project scientist, to visit Australia next year or the year after.
New York Times columnist, Ross Douthat, interviews MIT professor of nuclear science and engineering, Ian Hutchinson, on the future of nuclear science, and the history of science and Christianity – in general, and in his own life.
In between the high-res images of the grainy Martian landscape and a “hot” mohawked NASA technician, the safe landing of the new-and-improved, SUV-sized Mars rover Curiosity has reignited public debate on the United States’ place in the world of space exploration.
Aliens are not a thing. We know this, right? Well, maybe. Turns out that, almost despite themselves, some of the world’s leading astronomers are taking seriously the question of whether or not we are alone on Earth. Among them, Yale’s Tabetha Boyajian, who has stumbled into what might be one of the biggest mysteries in the galaxy.
A team of scientists unveiled a new tree of life on Monday, a diagram outlining the evolution of all living things. The researchers found that bacteria make up most of life’s branches. And they found that much of that diversity has been waiting in plain sight to be discovered, dwelling in river mud and meadow soils.
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