In this wondrously metaphysical memoir, Jim Holt takes us from Nothingness to Being, and back again.continue reading
In this wondrously metaphysical memoir, Jim Holt takes us from Nothingness to Being, and back again.
A brief lesson in epistemology illustrates how biblical literalism at best provides non-answers and at worst is self-defeating.
Arthur C. Clarke’s visionary tale of the distant future shines a light on humanity’s relationship with technology as a guarded society rediscovers its place in the universe.
The EPA finalized new requirements this week limiting the use of HFCs, a class of synthetic chemicals that contribute to climate change.
A new study proposes a mathematical model for reversing drug resistance in bacteria.
A master of storytelling delivers a high-strung thriller just compelling enough to dispel disbelief.
Plagues like polio have brought civilizations to their knees throughout recorded history. This time, we fought back.
A two-shot pulse of comedy and horror, The Drive-In is a goretastic romp through B-movie stardom.
John Gray challenges the thesis of Steven Pinker’s book The Better Angels of Our Nature (2011).
Climate physics predicts a hot spot in the tropics. Is this prediction vindicated by the temperature record?
The media can improve the public conversation on climate change by labeling its participants appropriately.