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A metaphor for science.
The story that launched generations of scientists
What looks like the golden ratio is sometimes just fool’s gold.
We make sense of the world through stories—a deep need rooted in our brains.
The day that conservation biologist Joshua Drew, his two students, and I arrive in the Fijian village of Nagigi, the wind is blowing so hard that the coconut palms are bent sideways. “Trade…Read More
In its pursuit of explaining things that previously seemed beyond words, does reason stifle the imagination? Can rationalism coexist with a reverence for mystery?Two great poems with opposing…Read More
Welcome to the Nautilus science news quiz! This week, we are testing your knowledge of science and the United States Constitution, ask if you can tell which Benjamin Franklin invention…Read More
This classic Facts So Romantic post originally ran in July, 2013.On July 4, 1776, representatives of 13 colonies on the eastern shores of North America signed a Declaration of Independence…Read More