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Three Ways to Destroy the Universe

Three Ways to Destroy the Universe

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

One day the universe will die. But why? And how? And will the universe be dead forever? And how do we know that? First of all, the universe is expanding. And not only that, the rate of its expansion is accelerating. The reason: dark energy. Dark energy is a strange phenomenon that scientists believe permeates […]

Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth

Everything You Need to Know About Planet Earth

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 8, 2019

Planet Earth is the home of every lifeform, known to us, in the universe. Its age is about 1/3 of the age of the universe and, admitted, It is a thing of beauty. a slightly squashed fair with a heavy metal core, and a lighter surface crust, wrapped in a thin sliver of sweet air […]

Designing the Urban Ark: Biodiversity and the Future of Cities

Designing the Urban Ark: Biodiversity and the Future of Cities

By Micah Moen 0 Comment June 22, 2019

Turn my mic on. That sound OK? Everybody hear all right? I am going to talk tonightabout a number of things, urban density, oneof the big issues that affect conversationsor influences conversations about biodiversity. I'm going to talk aboutecological urban design, not just planning but design,which I think of as slightly different. And I'll be […]