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Could Software Evolve Naturally?

During the last few weeks I have been confronted with several troubling images of caged and chained animals, some in circuses, which affected me deeply. It made me wonder whether my feelings of sadness, anger, and empathy would have been similarly aroused if I had seen a computer tethered to a desk...
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Confirmed: NASA Just Discovered Earth Has A Second Moon

NASA has just declared that Earth appears to have a second moon that has been orbiting around our planet for nearly a century. This second moon doesn't quite resemble the one we're used to seeing in the starry night sky, however. Actually an asteroid, it has been discovered in an orbit around the s...
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Check Out The Largest Planet Collection Ever Discovered By NASA

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope mission just made history, announcing the discovery of 1,284 new exoplanets. This is the most new planets announced at one time, with 9 of them considered to be potentially habitable. "This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler," sa...