Why the Flow of Time Is an Illusion
Getting human feeling to match the math is an ultimate goal in physics.
Why the Brain Is So Noisy
The surprising importance of spontaneous order and noise to how we think.
Are There Bacteria in Your Brain?
A surprising new result catches the attention of the neuroscience community.
We Need an FDA For Algorithms
UK mathematician Hannah Fry on the promise and danger of an AI world.
Have Balloons and Ice Broken the Standard Model?
How five anomalous events at two neutrino experiments provide evidence for supersymmetry.
The Online Magazine You Can’t Read Online
A software engineer tackles the distractions of online reading.
Does Theranos Mark the Peak of the Silicon Valley Bubble?
John Carreyrou talks to Nautilus about the lessons of a $1 billion fraud.
Meet Harvard’s Own Poet-Physician
Rafael Campo on finding the humanity in medicine and science.
Why Smelling the Opposite Sex Can Age You
It’s possible that sensing the presence of a female may effectively activate processes involved in reproduction, which might facilitate a male’s reproductive success if those females were around, but could increase aging as a consequence.Classic Film / Flickr There’s the usual advice. If you want to live longer, exercise. Eat green vegetables. Avoid stress.Oh—and be […]
Why a Hedge Fund Started a Video Game Competition
The chief technology officer of one of the world’s largest hedge funds talks data.