For a flight to be imperiled by a simple and preventable manufacturing or maintenance error is an anomaly with ominous implications.
John Downer | Feb 28
A simple dice game shines a bit of light on the psychology of regret.
Geoffrey Engelstein | Feb 26
Matthew Evangelista examines the precedents and possibilities for postwar European security.
Jacqueline L. Hazelton | Feb 22
One can undergo a sublime experience even in the face of a life-threatening force.
David E. Nye | Feb 20
“Every category is a simplification to some degree; it throws away information about the thing.”
The Editors | Feb 15
Whenever someone waxes poetic about terraforming alien worlds, it’s worth taking a moment to consider the ethical implications of the proposal.
Erika Nesvold | Feb 12
The renowned English writer reflects on the literature that shaped his imagination.
J.G. Ballard | Feb 8
“No matter how severe a human confrontation you are portraying, it immediately becomes mild the instant that even a little green enters into it.”
Nagisa Oshima | Feb 5
“Baltimore” is a love song to a city, tainted by both Simone’s personal experience there and its social and economic struggles.
Alex Coles | Feb 2
Dirk van Laak examines the legacies of major infrastructure projects, shedding light on the complex relationship between political agendas, technological dreams, and public discontent.
Dirk van Laak | Jan 30
If we want to understand our consciousness, we must not be afraid to break new ground.
Marc Wittmann | Jan 25
Brigitte Berg offers a rare glimpse into the early career of an avant-garde filmmaker who defied boundaries, blending science and art with unmatched originality.
Brigitte Berg | Jan 22