Dark Matter


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All that you can’t see

While the cosmological version is the most famous, it is far from the only dark matter story in science. There are silent neurons, missing fossils, and nighttime animal migration; death and conception; algorithms both genetic and man-made. Seeing, it turns out, isn’t the only path to believing.

  • The Curious Case of the Bog Bodies: Why do so many corpses found in Europe’s peat bogs show signs of violent death? By Kristen C. French
  • Artificial Intelligence Is Already Weirdly Inhuman: What kind of world is our code creating? By David Berreby
  • Why We Can’t Get Over Ourselves: Exposing the reasons we fail to understand the minds of others, by Nicholas Epley 
  • This issue also includes contributions from: Kevin Berger, Johnny Bontemps, Kelly Clancy, Claire Creffield, Meehan Crist, Ben Ehrlich, Brian Gallagher, Ferris Jabr, Nevil Martell, M.R. O’Connor, Mark Peplow, Todd Pitock, David Steinsaltz, J.W. Stubblefield, Pamela Weintraub, and J.E. Zuckerman.