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This Tenet Shows Time Travel May Be Possible

Director Christopher Nolan could take a tip from new research into “closed timelike curves.”

The Charmed Life of Frank Wilczek

A novelist gets a physicist to explain his scientific breakthroughs.

The Joy of Condensed Matter

Hard times in fundamental physics got you down? Let’s talk excitons.

Electrons May Very Well Be Conscious

Is it possible that all matter has some form of a mind?

Time Flows Toward Order

Revisiting the gospel of the second law of thermodynamics.

A Supermassive Lens on the Constants of Nature

What this year’s Nobel-winning discovery of the black hole at our galaxy’s center reveals.

The Synchronicity of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung

How the theoretical physicist and analyst came together and then apart.

Why Physics Can’t Tell Us What Life Is

The origin of life can’t be explained by first principles.

The Physicist’s New Book of Life

Jeremy England says religious ideas can inform our scientific quest for the origin of life.

Schrödinger’s Cat When Nobody Is Looking

A solution to the measurement problem, black hole paradox, and other quantum puzzles.