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This metal alloy changed history forever. It suddenly made information (and data) much more accessible in the 14th century. This is perhaps the most important invention of Gutenberg that made possible inexpensive, mass book printing and publishing. #wood #shiny #historical #germany #type. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Willi Heidelbach/CC-BY-2.5.
The metal alloy that changed history: information & civilization

This metal alloy changed history forever. It suddenly made information (and data) much more accessible in the 14th century. This is...

Photo: 3-D printed ice igloo wins 3D printed habitat contest

Ice as 3D-printing material NASA recently picked this 3-D printed igloo as winner of their 3D printed habitat contest. We previously...

Is this Magpie conscious? We explore animal consciousness with the mirror test. Photo credit: Wikimedia/Adrian Pingstone/Public Domain
Animal consciousness: is this bird human-like?

Does this bird have levels of animal consciousness comparable to a human? Unlike the 'bird brained' giant chicken we featured...

This is the Hoag object, a non-typical ring galaxy. Carl Sagan #planetarysociety #carlsagan #scifi #sciencefiction #future #space Kardashev. Photo Credit: Wikimedia/Nasa/public domain
Type 3 civilization (Hoag object ring galaxy photo)

Continuing our earlier Carl Sagan civilization post, today's photo is Hoag's object, a non-typical ring galaxy. A type III civilization would,...

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