In the centuries preceding the advent of what is now considered “modern science,” the study of nature and the physical universe was known as “natural philosophy.” The name itself implies an intimate connection between the sciences and philosophy. It begs the question: At what point did the two disciplines diverge?
September 14, 2018 marked the three year anniversary of one of science’s most monumental achievements to date: the detection of gravitational waves. It’s an achievement that Albert Einstein believed mankind would never accomplish and it marks the beginning of a new era in astrophysics and maybe even humanity itself.
Suffolk County is home to many mole salamander species because of the wetland habitats and vernal pools found on the southern end of the Island. Mole salamanders are closely linked to these mini-ecosystems and the preservation of these small bodies of water, especially in private woodlots, is a major conservation goal.
Getting through college is never easy. But as Emily Heyward knows, living with an invisible disability can make it even harder. Heyward spent two years at Spelman College…
The neurodiversity movement asserts that neurological divergences such as autism, attention deficit disorder and dyslexia should be seen and respected as no different from any other human variation.