My Personal Quest to Study Supernovae on Mars
Overcoming sexist naysayers and self-doubt in astrophysics.
How I Escaped My Troubles Through Science
My life in theoretical physics took a fateful turn after 9/11.
What Does Any of This Have To Do with Physics?
Einstein and Feynman ushered me into grad school, reality ushered me out.
Five Scientists on the Heroes Who Changed Their Lives
Meet the inspiring people—none named Einstein—who helped these scientists find their calling.
The Parallel Universes of a Woman in Science
In physics and in life, choice and possibility play against each other.
My Family, My Science
One girl’s scientific coming of age.
What’s Your Story? The Psychological Power of Narrative
We’re all stories in the end. — “The Big Bang,” Doctor Who In 2003, author James Frey published a bestselling autobiographical memoir, A Million Little Pieces, purportedly detailing his struggle to overcome addiction. Nearly three years later, during a riveting appearance on Oprah, he admitted that several supposedly factual details had been embellished or fabricated. All […]