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Submit your Big Question about humanity, science, and meaning.

The editorial staff of ORBITER magazine humbly pursues life's Big Questions, illuminating the human condition and our place in the universe.

The Disconnect

The Disconnect

Our antipathy toward the natural world is bad. But it’s not too late to change.

Templeton Prize winner Marcelo Gleiser is a professor of natural philosophy, physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College.

About 13.8

Featuring intelligent, incisive commentary on the intersection of science, culture, and meaning, the 13.8 blog digs deep. Written by respected physicists Adam Frank and Marcelo Gleiser, these essays shed new and often unexpected light on the latest scientific discoveries . . . and more.