It's International Science Week. To "celebrate", we thought we'd revisit this timely article about science literacy in Australia.
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General knowledge is important. While it might not come up in everyday life, it's an effective intelligence barometer that can colour people's perception of you and leave your reputation permanently tarnished. This got us to thinking -- how much does the average human actually know about the solar system? Take our quiz to find out!
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.