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How My Nobel Dream Bit the Dust

My team thought we’d proved cosmological inflation. We were wrong.

How ‘Oumuamua Got Shredded

Dark Matter Is in Our DNA

The Case for Making Cities Out of Wood

Life on Mars, from Viking to Curiosity

A brief history of the scientific debate swirling around the Red Planet.

The Radical Humanism of the Soviet Planetarium

This planetarium was hailed as a successor to Russian theater and the Orthodox Church.

The Science of Star Wars Weaponry

Just how realistic are lightsabers, blasters, and ion cannons?