When Copernicus put the sun at the center of the solar system in 1543 instead of the Earth, it dealt a major blow to the self-esteem of people who needed to be at the center of it all.
Psychological researcher Suzanne Hidi discusses what separates individuals who have mere curiosity in life from those who, through taking a deeper interest, are propelled onto new discoveries.
The positing of universes parallel to ours, to explain the behavior of quantum mechanics, may seem like the weirdest idea ever. But it might be just the second-weirdest idea ever.
Walter Martin sings about art history in his new album Arts and Leisure and makes music for your eyes.
LIGO is celebrating apparent confirmation of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, specifically that space and time are really one unit that exist as part of a gravitational grid.
A noble attempt at fighting viral racism. But is it telling only half the story?
David Goldhill is the CEO of the Game Show Network. his Atlantic article, "How American Healthcare Killed My Father", was considered by many to be one of the year's most provocative on the subject.
Though David Goldhill’s vision of an ideal health care system is far off, it sheds light on important misunderstandings about the current health insurance-based system in the United States.
David Goldhill’s popular Atlantic article was about “What Washington Doesn’t Get About Health Care.” We asked him if Obama learned anything in time for his September 9th bicameral speech on the subject.
David Goldhill, a media executive, was inspired to become an expert on the healthcare crisis after his father died in a poorly run hospital. As it turned out, his outsider’s view—published in The...