Superconducting Super Loss

In the late ’70s, a supercollider was proposed to be built in Texas. At 54.1 miles around, it would be the largest ever built; beating the LHC by 37.1 miles! Unfortunately, the project failed due to budget concerns (rising from $4.4 billion in 1987 to $12 billion in 1993), so we will never see what could have been… but […]

Discovering Music Already There

This article is best experienced through the podcast! Listen here: Walking on the coast of Zadar, Croatia you may hear strange tones coming from what sounds like a wind instrument. A series of pipes, running underneath marble steps that lead to the ocean, make up the Sea Organ. Waves push air through the pipes and generate music. […]