Category Archives: science

Entry 780: Can’t We Give Scientists Something Better to Do?

Guarantee: All stories in this post are true. I think most of us assume that scientists are pretty smart. It seems obvious to us that you have to be intelligent to get people to pay you for doing science, and … Continue reading

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Entry 756: Dead Brain

So a study at New York University’s Langone School of Medicine has found that people have a sudden burst of brain activity at the exact moment they die. These findings seem to confirm the results of a previous study with … Continue reading

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Entry 750: Did Anyone Hear the Cosmic Rooster?

Hey there, boys and girls, it’s Mr. Sciencemoron, back again with big news from the world of astronomy. Scientists have found radio signals from very far away that either suggest the universe formed about 180 million years after the big … Continue reading

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Entry 746: Wait Until You See How Lost Your Bags Can Get on This Trip

I don’t have a bucket list. I can’t think of anything that I absolutely must do before I die, except maybe catch up to the current season of Homeland, a show my wife and I have been watching on Hulu … Continue reading

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Entry 695: YOUR ATTENTION, PLEASE!

It’s been widely reported that, in a recent study, researchers surveyed 2,000 participants in Canada and studied the brain activity of 112 others using electroencephalograms (EEGs) and discovered that the average human attention span is eight seconds. But if that … Continue reading

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Entry 685: Solar Eclipse FAQ

Everybody’s looking forward to the solar eclipse on Monday. Well, everybody in North America, anyway. Places like North Korea and Russia won’t have an eclipse, which proves we’re better than them! On the other hand, America is probably one of … Continue reading

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Entry 678: Atomic Bond

Hello again, boys and girls. It’s Mr. Sciencemoron, and I’m back with more news from the Large Hadron Collider! Almost exactly two years ago, I told you about the amazing pentaquark. It was a sub-atomic particle the large hadron scientists … Continue reading

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