The veteran writer-director talks about the legacy of his 70s films and how studying physics prepared him to study human nature.
Theron Humphrey on Maddie on Things
Theron Humphrey took a lot of pictures of his dog, Maddie, standing on things.
Physics explains the mosh pit
A computer model of slam dancers turns up a fascinating fact.
Ask no small questions
Cosmologist and astrophysicist John C. Mather explains the universe in this year’s Brinson lecture at the School of the Art Institute.
The last big bang
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory looks at life after the Tevatron, its giant particle collider, while farmers look back on a prairie that used to be theirs
Technology for the long term
Can genetic engineering at the nanoscale help curb global warming?
Indiana State University flushes itself
Indiana State University: “Less. From Day One.”
Women scientist discovers real cloak of invisibility
Sexism is alive and well among rational scientists and academics.
Mysteries of science
Physics tools of unknown origin, underrated native foods, and cough syrup with a kick.