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Even Physicists Find the Multiverse Faintly Disturbing

It’s not the immensity or inscrutability, but that it reduces physical law to happenstance.

Why Rotation Makes No Sense Sometimes

Spark of Science: Melissa Franklin

Harvard’s first tenured woman physicist tells us about her heroes and her work.

Listening for Extraterrestrial Blah Blah

At the cosmic dinner party, intelligence is the loudest thing in the room.

Make Mars Great Again

How to terraform a room-temperature Mars in 100 years.

The Romantic Venus We Never Knew

Venus used to be as fit for life as Earth.

When Einstein Tilted at Windmills

The young physicist’s quest to prove the theories of Ernst Mach.