U.S. Government Responds To Mayan Doomsday

You know, the word Apocalypse is actually taken from the Greek apokalyptein, meaning to uncover, disclose, reveal or, in general terms, to “a revelation of something hidden.” In fact, the last book of the New Testament, the Revelation of John, was actually titled the Apocalypsis Ioannou, or the Apocalypse of John. Today, the term is …

Apocalypse In Russia

Russia Prepares For The Apocalypse

Last week, the Russian government issued a statement regarding the forthcoming Mayan apocalypse, reassuring its citizens that everything is going to be all right. Well, except for “blizzards, ice storms, tornadoes, floods, trouble with transportation and food supply, breakdowns in heat, electricity and water supply.” (Might want to work on your reassuring skills, guys). Actually, …

New Frontiers

Asking The Tough Questions With New Frontiers In Astronomy And Cosmology

The John Templeton Foundation’s New Frontiers in Astronomy and Cosmology is a research grant and awards program that awards funding to scientists looking to answer one of four (very) big questions: What was the earliest state of the universe? Is our universe unique or is it part of a much larger multiverse? What is the …