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A Novelist Teaches Herself Physics

To explore loss and mystery, Nell Freudenberger journeyed into the atomic world.

Why Did Witch Hunts Go Viral?

Who Will Design the Future?

AI will be staggeringly diverse. Its developers should be, too.

Families of Choice Are Remaking America

Through their networks of friends, singles are strengthening society’s social bonds.

Six Degrees of Separation at Burning Man

What our experiment in the desert taught us about social networks and human cooperation.

Why We Need Court Jesters in Space

Behavioral scientists explain why Mars missions need humor.