There are two fundamentally different ways of measuring the Universe's expansion. They disagree. "Early dark energy" might save us.
The Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula are some of the most famous, and most spectacular, dusty regions of a star-forming nebula ever captured by any telescope anywhere. These […]
There is no universal diet or exercise program.
If your vision is clear, everything is revelatory. The author of "My Struggle" on writing his way into life.
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help stop the flow of plastics into our oceans.
Thomas Jefferson's metaphor of "a wall between church and state" remains as sturdy and impenetrable as ever, even as it is dangerously ignored.
Data-mongering is how Americans try to explain or control someone's actions. And yet, statistics about people in general, or about some category of people, tell you nothing certain about any one individual.
It is one of the most debated subjects of all time: What is art? Some might think it doesn’t much matter whether or not consensus is achieved on this highly subjective […]
The ship has been a popular metaphor for statecraft since at least the Ancient Greeks. The ‘ship of state’ was mentioned by Aeschylus in Seven Against Thebes (467 BC), and […]
More than 50 years after the publication of CP Snow’s seminal Two Cultures, interdisciplinary partnerships between science and other academic “cultures” are being urged once again. Today, the focus is […]