While Leonard and Sheldon debate science in Big Bang Theory, UCLA physicist David Saltzberg is checking their math, reports Scientific American.
Doctor Atomic's Explosive Opera
Doctor Atomic is an opera of the Manhattan Project and the scientists, including Oppenheimer, who created the atomic bomb, as reviewed by Scientific American.
Science: It's Happening
I subscribe to quite a few podcasts, but I consider only two to be favorites. Though neither is showbiz-related, both often intersect from the topic, as evidenced by Showbits's previous references to both Major Nelson and Scientific American. In a timely interview, yesterday's episode of the latter's podcast (iTunes) features M. Night Shyamalan, director of…
Keeping It Unreal
While we're on the subject of podcasts, allow me to applaud Scientific American's Steve Mirsky for this recent installment of his daily podcast, excerpted here: I'm not a fan of reality TV — I've never seen Survivor or The Amazing Race or any of the other programs that get big ratings. But here was real…