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issue_9

  • Carroll_HERO

    Initial Conditions

    Sean Carroll and Alan Guth talk about time.

  • Barbour_HOME.

    The Mystery of Time’s Arrow

    Past and future may not be what they seem.

  • Musser_HERO

    The Quantum Mechanics of Fate

    How time travel might explain some of science’s biggest puzzles.

  • Musser_HERO

    The Quantum Mechanics of Fate

    How time travel might explain some of science’s biggest puzzles.

  • Billings_HERO

    Brave New Epoch

    A search for humankind’s mark on the Earth.

  • Maxmen_HERO

    Evolution, You’re Drunk

    DNA studies topple the ladder of complexity.

  • Teper_HERO_6

    Inconstants of Nature

    If the constitution of nature itself were changing in time, how would you know?

  • Vanderbilt_HERO

    The Pleasure and Pain of Speed

    Are we willing to speed our lives up indefinitely?

  • Osta_HERO

    Should Science Save Modern Art?

    Keeping Father Time at bay is more than a question of chemistry.

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    Vikings—They’re Just Like Us! Social Networks in Norse Sagas

    A simplified diagram of the type used to analyze Viking social structures. Green connections represent friendly relations; red ones are hostile. Note that the researchers helpfully explain in the original caption, “The horned helmets, popularly associated with Viking warriors, are probably a nineteenth-century romantic construct – none of the few Viking helmets which survive have […]