In the Flow on Half Dome
“I felt elated, alive. ‘Look where we are!’ I shouted. ‘This is crazy!’”
Why Europa Is the Place to Go for Alien Life
NASA is scheduled to probe the Jovian moon in 2023.
Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes
The high speed of society has jammed your internal clock.
How Does Turbulence Get Started?
The high stakes of solving one of science’s most obstinate problems.
The Mystery of Time’s Arrow
This simple model of the universe shows how one natural law points toward order.
Why a Traffic Flow Suddenly Turns Into a Traffic Jam
Those aggravating slowdowns aren’t one driver’s fault. They’re everybody’s fault.