As a scientist I have always been more interested in the fate of our planet rather than the mankind. When I was a child I wanted to be an inventor, so the machines would do the job with more efficiency and less pollution.… Read the rest
In ancient Greek mythology, Elysium is an afterlife place of happiness where the few chosen including heroes end up after they die.
In Neil Blomkamp’s latest sci-fi film of the same title, Elysium is a paradise, an artificially created world in the space near Earth, where everyone can live forever and any diseases can be cured.… Read the rest
If it still expands after the Big Bang as we are told by astrophysicist then – where to? Have you ever considered than there might be just another Universe like ours inside the tiniest particle we have yet to discover, let’s name it cutely – gravittino.… Read the rest
Someone who hopelessly banged his head against doors of funding agencies for several years, I can definitely say that evolutionary biology is not the most appealing scientific area to be in at the moment. You want to be in the biomedical research, doing things related to clinical work or design new pharmaceuticals.… Read the rest
My biggest urge to write fiction came from my desire to communicate my ideas including thoughts on science. When I was a kid I was inspired by science fiction books by Jules Verne and Arthur Conan Doyle.… Read the rest
I have a primal (if not primitive) quality I share with some curious animals. Did you ever see squirrels hiding nuts and magpies stealing sparkling things like watches or rings? I believe it may be a quirky instinct of collecting, stocking things up, though this is not a scientist’s guess.… Read the rest