The good folks over at io9 have posted a really nice piece on the possibility that we are living inside a huge computer simulation.
Sound like codswallop? Probably. Is it possible? Definitely.
Interestingly, the researchers consider their simulation to be a...
An exciting piece of news from over at Geekologie.
A new comet, which has been discovered near Saturn, could become one of the brightest ever recorded when it speeds past the Sun in late 2013/early 2014.
The comet, entitled Comet ISON (C/2012S1) will burn up past the sun. Although it...
The year is 312AD.
Constantine, Emperor of the Western Roman Empire, has launched a pre-emptive attack on rival emperor Maxentius, with the two meeting in battle at Milvian Bridge.
Constantine, by this stage, was likely a Christian. Christianity in the early 4th Century was a small religion in Europe, with relatively few adherents compared to paganism and the other cults of belief along the fringes of the Roman Empire. As a Roman Emperor, Constantine kept his faith quiet.
The historian Eusebius claimed that Constantine received a signal from God – a revelation that led him to glory in battle. Constantine was able to attribute...