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My Life with the Physics Dream Team

Freeman Dyson on working with the greatest physicists of the 20th century.

Why Sports Die

Sports don’t survive their cultures of origin if they resist modern measurement.

Ingenious: Nathaniel Comfort

The science historian talks to Nautilus.

The Father of Modern Metal

The creation of stainless steel took equal parts metallurgy and perseverance.

My Family, My Science

One girl’s scientific coming of age.

The Science Hidden In Your Town Name

How place names encode ecological change.

Five Veteran Scientists Tell Us What Most Surprised Them

Fifty years ago, who knew we’d learn to clone genes and find water on Mars?

The Common Genius of Lincoln and Einstein

The president and the physicist teach us a lesson about moral genius.

From Isaac Newton to the Genius Bar

Why it’s time to retire the concept of genius.