Adam Frank appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
A lot can happen in a millisecond, if you have the right tools. Commentator Adam Frank says the rise of high-frequency financial trading marks the invention of a new time logic for humanity.
Sunday, April 06, 2014
Popular physicist Brian Greene just opened the virtual doors to his World Science U, a resource for those who want to know more. Commentator Adam Frank says it's worth the trip.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Once in a while Hollywood produces a gem, says physicist Adam Frank. He cherishes movies that fold together science and humanity in a way that allows us to look at ourselves and our society anew.
Monday, March 17, 2014
The very first moments of the universe hold secrets we'd very much like to know. Commentator Adam Frank says news today takes us a step closer to understanding the origins of the cosmos.
Monday, March 10, 2014
The mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is all the more troubling given how certain we seem to be about everything around us. Has technology inoculated us from reality?
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
DNA. RNA. Amino acids. They all sound so abstract, so far from human reality. But it's the stuff from which you are constructed. Commentator Adam Frank shares a video that brings it all to life.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Our resident physicist, Adam Frank, likes to point out the great science happening around us all the time. Even there in your toilet bowl, that whirl of water is similar to a spiraling galaxy.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
You are living in an age of wonders, says commentator Adam Frank. Every day we take part in activities that once seemed like the realm of science fiction. So why are you so dissatisfied?
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The relationships between big and small, near and far, then and now can be perplexing. Commentator Adam Frank says you can bring it all into focus by spending a little quality time with your toilet.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
It's time to hear from you, the 13.7 Cosmos and Culture community. What burning questions do you have about our existence? What do you need to know?
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
When did it first become possible for life (as we know it) to appear in the cosmos? The answer seems obvious now. But it arrived, unexpectedly, in the shower. It's a story that tells us a lot about how creativity works in science.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
The real dilemma we face from climate change is keeping this machine we call civilization working in a rapidly changing natural world. Nature, life, will survive and thrive, regardless of what happens to humanity, says commentator Adam Frank.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Science fiction is littered with warnings of a consumerist future ruled by all-powerful corporations. Commentator and science-fiction fan Adam Frank offers up a clever song he saw on YouTube as one small defense against falling into that trap.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Recent reporting on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has commentator Adam Frank questioning his views on the subject. At what point must belief in an ideal crumble in the face of evidence?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
This New Year, stop to consider the point of it all with this beautiful animation of Carl Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot" meditation on Earth's place in the cosmos.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
We turn to science for answers about a lot of things. But its grand theories about life, the universe and everything should be seen for what they are: more tools to think about the big questions than answers in-and-of themselves. That's the word from astrophysicist and commentator Adam Frank.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Can a monkey randomly striking keys on a typewriter write Hamlet? It doesn't seem likely. But that hasn't stopped people from trying to bring this idea to life. Watch and find out what they did.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Imagine stepping into an elevator and bumping into your greatest hero. What would you say? Commentator Adam Frank had this happen with one of the 20th century's greatest astronomers, a seer of sorts.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
We are awash in the unseen, a fact revealed to us by science. But there is more to discover. The hunt for dark matter is still on, says astrophysicist Adam Frank, despite news of another failed attempt to detect the mysterious stuff.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Carl Sagan, an astronomer with the soul of a poet, liked to remind us that we were all made of "star stuff." It was, without a doubt, one of his most beautiful images. Astrophysicist Adam Frank says it's not just an abstract concept; you can reach out and feel it in the space dirt covering your ride.