Michio Kaku Explains Consciousness for You
The gregarious physicist gets inside our brains.
Should Science Save Modern Art?
Keeping Father Time at bay is more than a question of chemistry.
Science Gets Down With Miles Davis and Bernini
Analyzing music and sculpture in the digital age.
Carbon Fated: We’re Built This Way for a Reason
In each issue of Nautilus, we shine a spotlight on one “Ingenious” scientist whose work makes us reconsider our world and ourselves. The Ingenious for our first issue, “What Makes You So Special,” is Columbia University astrophysicist Caleb Scharf, who contributed an essay about our place in the universe and talked about his life and […]
Dr. Frankenstein Needs His Own Hippocratic Oath
In the next war, instead of a soldier going on a reconnaissance mission into enemy territory, consider this possibility: a cloud of “micro air vehicles,” flying cyborgs, with built-in cameras and microphones, that could be guided by remote control. What military commander wouldn’t want that? DARPA, the research wing of the Department of Defense, has […]