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  • Ash_HERO

    A Quick Spin Around the Big Dipper

    See how the night sky would appear from a different part of the galaxy.

  • Dolgin_HERO

    Stop Developing Drugs for the Cancer That Killed My Mother

    Funding drug development for rare cancers can hurt patients.

  • Dolgin_HERO

    Stop Developing Drugs for the Cancer That Killed My Mother

    Funding drug development for rare cancers can hurt patients.

  • Klarreich_HERO

    The Illusion Machine That Teaches Us How We See

    A mathematician is using computers to manufacture award-winning illusions.

  • Riley_HERO

    These Males Are Cheating Animals

    The tricks they play would make Darwin blush.

  • Cudmore_HERO

    Five Ways to Lie with Charts

    Want to spin your data? Here’s how.

  • Cudmore_HERO

    Five Ways to Lie with Charts

    Want to spin your data? Here’s how.

  • Vanderbilt_HERO-1

    How Your Brain Decides Without You

    In a world full of ambiguity, we see what we want to see.

  • Galison_HERO

    Einstein Among the Daffodils

    A science historian and English professor discuss how physics and poetry mix.

  • 019_HERO

    Illusions

    If illusions and magic tricks seem passé to you, a throwback to when sawing a swimsuit-clad assistant in half still seemed fresh, think again. Just last year, the best ratings the ABC television network earned for any program in its 9:30 to 11 p.m. time slot were for illusionist David Blaine’s magic special. We are just as […]