What do you make of the image above? Day Glow slippers under a black light? Colorful sleeping bags for a trio of Minions? March of the Radioactive Penguins? Of course, it’s none of the above. It’s a very close-up photograph of a developing spinal cord in a mouse. And it’s among the winners of the Wellcome […]
ORBITER was in the path of totality for the solar eclipse, and on our way, we were joking about which of us might scream. Turns out, how could you not?
An astronomer explains how and why—and when—eclipses happen, what we can learn from them, and what they would look like if you were standing on the moon.
Lord Martin Rees, a world-leading cosmologist, explains the possibility of multiverse theory. “It’s speculative, it’s exciting science, and it may be true.”
In the early 1930s, philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre was bored: bored with his teaching job, bored with the state of philosophy, bored with his lack of life experience. So he traveled to Berlin for a year, where he studied philosophy and laid the foundations for the intellectual hybrid that became modern existentialism. The question that preoccupied […]