There are lots of things most of us never contemplate when we fantasize about living in space: What happens to your arms when they don’t naturally fall at your sides? Do you keep your callouses when you aren’t walking? What’s it like to sleep in free fall?
Stephen Hawking is participating in his first-ever reddit AMA. Unlike previous Q&As hosted on the site, Hawking’s will be conducted in two parts. Today, you can submit questions here. Submissions will be selected from by Hawking, who aims to “answer as many of the questions... as possible over the coming weeks.”
A new report is accusing the American Psychological Association of secretly collaborating with the U.S. government to make a legal and ethical case for torture in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks.
Next Tuesday, NASA's Mars Curiosity rover will have been on the surface of Mars for one year. To celebrate, a team of scientists and engineers from the Mission just hosted an epic AMA over on Reddit. Go check it out.
In a landmark decision that could have a dramatic impact on the lives of millions of Americans, the American Medical Association voted Tuesday to officially recognize obesity as a disease, drawing a clear distinction between what has long been regarded as a consequence of lifestyle and a medical illness.
Theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss – author of The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe from Nothing, and producer of The Unbelievers – participated in one of reddit's Ask Me Anything chats last night. He fielded a slew of fantastic question in the process, offering his thoughts on what it's like to travel with…
How many times a day do you think someone tries to convince Joss Whedon to bring back Firefly? The users of social bookmarking site reddit wasted no time asking Whedon to get the Serenity gang back together during an "Ask Me Anything" chat, and Whedon explained the ruinous steps he'd have to take.