Untangling a peculiar black-hole paradox.
A podcast about the really, really big questions.
Taking a closer look at the social life of trees and a popular book.
In 1964, during a lecture at Cornell University, the physicist Richard Feynman articulated a profound mystery about the physical world. He told his listeners to imagine two objects, each gravitationally attracted to the other. How, he asked, should we predict their movements? Feynman identified three approaches, each invoking a different belief about the world. The first […]
A Buddhist scholar examines the assertion that Buddhism is more like a science of the mind than a religion.
The questions kids ask might be the best questions of all. But the answers aren’t always easy.
Effective self-control strategies involve much more than willpower, research shows.
An interview with Dr. Jennifer Ripley on couple relationships and resilience.
At least that might be the case for the size of research teams.
Some problems can be solved best by taking a break from trying to solve them.