The Fly in the Primordial Soup
Hydrothermal vent models transform the origins of life from unlikely to near-inevitable.
Monsters, Marvels, and the Birth of Science
How the unlikely and unexplainable, strange and terrifying, spawned the age of science.
Read the Lost Dream Journal of the Man Who Discovered Neurons
An exclusive look at the dreams Santiago Ramon y Cajal recorded to prove Freud was wrong.
Will Quantum Mechanics Swallow Relativity?
The contest between gravity and quantum physics takes a new turn.
The Inflated Debate Over Cosmic Inflation
Why the majority of physicists are on one side of a recent exchange of letters.
Shakespeare’s Genius Is Nonsense
What the Bard can teach science about language and the limits of the human mind.
The Physicist Who Denies Dark Matter
Maybe Newtonian physics doesn’t need dark matter to work.