The Nobel Prize-winning physicist discusses free will, time travel, and the relationship between innovation and scientific discovery.
Adolfo Plasencia | May 23
We are, all of us, time’s passengers, witnesses to its passing, which is also our own.
Michael Marder | May 12
Honesty is a core scientific virtue, but what does it require of us?
Robert T. Pennock | Apr 19
Despite bold philosophical and scientific claims, there’s still no good reason to doubt the existence of free will.
Mark Balaguer | Jan 27
Global events such as pandemics can momentarily focus attention on a fundamentally overlooked pre-existing human condition: the sheer inequality of how individuals in power decide who lives and who dies.
John Troyer | Sep 13, 2021
If geographers “carve,” “draw,” or “write” the earth, psychogeographers add a zest of soul to the mix, linking earth, mind and foot.
Karen O'Rourke | Jul 16, 2021
In a city fixated on public health and order, a viral extreme sport offers a challenge to the status quo.
Macs Smith | Jun 28, 2021
Love is a way of taking in the whole world as seen through the eyes of the beloved.
Chad Engelland | May 13, 2021
What a long-forgotten dispute over women’s access to public toilets in 19th-century England says about moral reform.
Robert Baker | Apr 16, 2021
The sublime underlies the nobility of Classicism, the awe of Romantic nature, and the terror of the Gothic.
Simon Morley | Mar 22, 2021