The Big History Project

Can we encourage students to be more enthusiastic about learning history? I think so, and so does Bill Gates of Microsoft fame. Gates has sponsored The Big History Project. -A free on line course for high school students, where Mr. Gates appears in the opening syllabus video, endorsing the course's unique way of blending science and history to give students the big picture.

The Big Bang Was 'Just A Mirage'

The idea that the explosion of a singularity was responsible for the birth of our Universe has been the dominant scientific creation story for decades. We call it the Big Bang. But what caused the Big...

LISTEN: What The Big Bang Sounded Like

Physicists now have amazingly detailed images of what the Universe looked like just after the the Big Bang, but what about the sound of the moment of creation? While it's near certain we'll never hear...