How Shannon Entropy Imposes Fundamental Limits on Communication
What’s a message, really? Claude Shannon recognized that the elemental ingredient is surprise.
The Trouble With “The Big Bang”
A rash of recent articles illustrates a longstanding confusion over the famous term.
The Case for Popularizing Ocean Science
Why Schmidt Ocean Institute’s Carlie Wiener thinks octopuses and science fiction matter to ocean conservation.
How Putin’s War Is Sinking Climate Science
An American journalist leaves Russia as war breaks up the international collaboration key to climate research in the Arctic.