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An Appetite for Innovation

Harvard’s David Edwards talks to Nautilus about how ideas can change the world.

The Philosopher Who Says We Should Play God

Why ethical objections to interfering with nature are too late.

The Reality of Color Is Perception

An argument for a new definition of color.

Ingenious: Mazviita Chirimuuta

Color is a dance between your brain and the world.

The Real Landscapes of the Great Flood Myths

In Tibet, a geologist learns how folk stories may record actual catastrophes.

Consciousness Began When the Gods Stopped Speaking

How Julian Jaynes’ famous 1970s theory is faring in the neuroscience age.

To Understand Religion, Think Football

Sacred beliefs likely arose out of prehistoric bonding and rituals.

My Own Personal Nothingness

From a childhood hallucination to the halls of theoretical physics.

Angst and the Empty Set

We can experience nothingness, but does it actually exist?