Archive for September, 2013

  • No Child Left Untableted

    By on September 14, 2013

    Sally Hurd Smith, a veteran teacher, held up her brand-new tablet computer and shook it as she said, “I...

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  • Overpopulation Is Not the Problem

    By on September 14, 2013

    The only limits to creating a planet that future generations will be proud of are our imaginations and our...

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  • The Science of Big Science

    By on September 12, 2013

    Science is getting bigger. Just about every scientific discipline — astronomy, conservation, drug development, genetics, neuroscience, physics — is...

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  • Miraculous Conception: Are Planets Forming Without Stars?

    By on September 10, 2013

    One of the most remarkable discoveries about exoplanets—planets that exist outside of our solar system—is that some of them...

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  • Parallel Worlds

    By on September 6, 2013

    Andy Murray’s unexpectedly strong start against Roger Federer in the Wimbledon 2012 final put the Daily Telegraph columnist Matthew...

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  • Gorgeous Glimpses of Calamity

    By on September 4, 2013

    "Welcome to the Anthropocene." That is the message of a stunning collection of satellite images recently compiled by the...

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  • Enough Already With This ‘Theory Of Everything’

    By on September 3, 2013

    Last week I wrote about some of the themes from my book A Tear at the Edge of Creation....

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  • Four Reasons You Shouldn’t Exist

    By on September 3, 2013

    You’re almost unfathomably lucky to exist, in almost every conceivable way. Don’t take it the wrong way. You, me,...

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