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When the Sky Explained Everything

How ancient astronomy sowed the seeds for science and math.

Drowning in Light

Technology has fed our addiction to light, and might help us end it.

Why Physicists Make Up Stories in the Dark

In unseen worlds, science invariably crosses paths with fantasy.

20 Ways to See the Light

The meaning of light through history in science, religion, philosophy, and culture.

Flashback: Human Uniqueness

Shining a light on the spark that separates man from beast.

Trying Not to Try

Modern science and Chinese philosophy tell us similar stories about how we think.

Developing the DeLorean

Literature and science, working together to travel through time.