The meaning of being human is often associated with metaphysical qualities.
Author: Avi Loeb, opinion contributor
How to navigate academia
Ironically, on some research topics the commercial sector offers far more opportunities for innovation than academia.
Trendy ‘new physics’: Humans love flattering realities to avoid the constraints of the real world
Those who agree to be guided by imagined realities, may consider known physics and ‘new physics’ as equals.
Science is better than politics
The reason I seek a higher intelligence in outer space is because I do not find it on Earth.
For the love of evidence: Time to record space
We are in danger of missing the closing window to boost clean and efficient energy.
NASA’s UFO study: Identifying the unknown lies in better quality data
NASA recently assembled an independent study team on unidentified aerial phenomena.
How we search for intelligent life in the cosmos matters
UAP could comply with known physics and still represent an unfamiliar technology.
Permanent climate change on habitable planets
When we ultimately face existential distress, we may consider a version of Noah’s ark in space.
Intelligent life in the universe may be extremely rare — we should look for it anyway
Whatever we find, learning from experience provides a sense of purpose or meaning to our life.
Webb telescope shows the humility of our cosmic roots
Our physical roots started with the first stars, but our biological roots started with the first heavy elements produced in the interiors of these stars.