Alan Lightman on whether our universe may be an accident.
Sigmund Freud developed the decidedly unscientific principles of psychoanalysis in a time when most psychologists were trying to join the ranks of chemists and medical doctors.
The Big Bang is commonly misunderstood, warping our understanding about the Universe’s size and shape.
Expressing gratitude encourages others to continue being generous, promoting a cycle of goodness.
We have two descriptions of the Universe that work perfectly well: General Relativity and quantum physics. Too bad they don’t work together.
On the 60th anniversary of its publication, Lord of the Flies continues to be a valuable literary and cultural reference point and, more surprisingly, an instructive manual about contemporary political life—and its liabilities.