Adam Frank appears in the following:
Sunday, May 24, 2015
A five-day celebration of all things empirical investigation of the cosmos — the World Science Festival 2015 — begins this week.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Recently, astrophysicist Adam Frank raised the idea that your butt — and the chair it sits on — are not solid matter. Now, he revisits the issue of why you don't fall to the floor, with an addendum.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
NASA, with all its heroism and accuracy, is like Superman to many Americans — and denying the agency the funding it needs because of its position on climate is wrong, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
The breakdown of time, the time that has been pacing your life since your birth, was born through technology. Living by the clock has changed the way we view the world, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
For some people, "video game" doesn't conjure up images of anything considered worthwhile. But some games, like The Last of Us, belong to a time-honored story genre, says commentator Adam Frank.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Friday marks 25 years since the Hubble Space Telescope was launched. Astrophysicist and NPR blogger, Adam Frank, celebrates what it's shown us.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Thousands of years from now, our names will be long forgotten, but what the Hubble Space Telescope did to us — and what it did for us — will endure, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Just as the development of a biosphere can imply new evolutionary paths for a planet, maybe the development of a planetary Noosphere has its own concrete evolutionary implications, says Adam Frank.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
One of the strangest and least appreciated discoveries of modern physics is that solid matter is — to put it bluntly — a big lie, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The night sky carries the weight of many meanings for humanity. Astrophysicist Adam Frank directs us to a short video addressing the sum of the stars in the sky.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Google has been researching the possibility of ranking search results based on established facts. Were this to become the norm, it would have huge implications for future discourse, says Adam Frank.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Astrophysicist Adam Frank says the recent discovery of all this water across the solar system has just made humanity's long-term possibilities a whole lot more possible.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Humans, with our finite lives, are naturally drawn to grand questions about time, space and the cosmos. But, astrophysicist Adam Frank asks, where does that leave life's little truths?
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
The fact that humans can shape ecosystems is nothing new. But new research shows that these changes are shifting the evolution of species right now — and potential feedback will happen just as fast.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The world was being told that one particular scientist's research was of the highest caliber — and that we had to take notice. The truth wasn't anywhere close, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Imagine that, in the midst of your daily routine, something utterly unexpected plopped itself into your reality. The shock of the new is one of the greatest gifts science offers us, says Adam Frank.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Astrophysicist Adam Frank asks us to take a minute to enjoy this NASA video showing the other side of the moon — and to think about all the world that's out there right now hidden from our eyes.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Adam Frank says the Disneyland measles outbreak is a wake up call; the assumption that if you disagree with certain established scientific results you can just ignore them will have consequences.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
There's a battle going on over the methods we can use to get answers for the biggest cosmic questions humans can ask. Astrophysicist Adam Frank explains why it's a contest over the future of science.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The idea that we, as individuals, did not exist 1,000 years ago doesn't seem to worry us. So, why does the idea of not existing in the future freak us out so much? Adam Frank explores this notion.