When Rio’s Museu Nacional burned down on Sunday, we all lost.
That’s the big question when it comes to Nature and physics.
Technical details? Check. It’s the philosophical questions that are so vexing.
Revisiting an old dispute about whether things are unchangeable . . . or not.
Ready or not, transhumanism is already upon us.
Science meets its limits when trying to map reality.
Science and experience far exceed the limits of language.
Finding balance in an age of smartphones, selfies, and imagined stardom.
Some things in life just can’t be explained. And that’s okay.
Binary stars and common envelope evolution illustrate messy but “tasty” science.