Can Trump renegotiate Paris climate deal? Hardly

President Donald Trump said he is withdrawing the US from Paris climate accord but he also said that the US would begin negotiations to possibly re-enter the Paris accord or a similar deal. Do you think that he seriously wants to renegotiate the deal, and if he does what could be his strategy, his aim? Read few comments.


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Can social media increase some crime trends?

You may have heard about the recent case how Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live, see e. g.  and also about other similar case. Without going into some big theories, do you think such case might have some impact on the thinking of the others who may plan something similar or this is probably an insignificant factor, and why? Read few comments. Continue reading

Discovery of TRAPPIST-1’s seven Earth-sized planets is incredibly good news.

From the scientific point of view how big news is the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets and what does this discovery tell us about the possibility of an alien life? Read few comments.

A size comparison of the planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system, lined up in order of increasing distance from their host star. Credit: https://www.nasa.gov/ - R. Hurt/T. Pyle

A size comparison of the planets of the TRAPPIST-1 system, lined up in order of increasing distance from their host star. Credit: https://www.nasa.gov/ – R. Hurt/T. Pyle

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RIP John Glenn. What is the legacy of the space hero?

What is the legacy of John Glenn for the space exploration? And maybe it is a moment when we think if we should boldly go where no man has gone before. Should we? Read few comments.

John Glenn (1921 - 2016) Credit: http://www.nasa.gov

John Glenn (1921 – 2016) Credit: http://www.nasa.gov

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What holds the keys to unlock EgyptAir MS804 flight mystery

EgyptAir Flight 804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea on 19 May 2016. There were 66 people on board.

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What was so (terribly) special about Hurricane Katrina?

Hurricane Katrina was terribly devastating. But from the scientific point of view was Katrina somehow unique, are they any lessons we have learned related specifically to Katrina? Read few comments.

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Nepal earthquake: Should we pay more attention to building of earthquake resistant constructions?

One way to manage the risk is to build earthquake resistant constructions, but it is limited by the economic conditions. So would you say that maybe also international community should pay more attention to it and perhaps help to build earthquake resistant constructions in the most risky areas? Read few comments.

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