Do humans represent an isolated island of meaning in a meaningless universe? Professor Brian Cox explores this in his new BBC series, Human Universe.
"Dear Committee Members" is an epistolary novel which tells a story that’s only possible because of the painful reality of academic life.
On Immunity is as much for people who don’t understand parents who choose not to vaccinate a child as it is for parents who are not vaccinating their kids.
On November 4, 2014 In Atheism, Bias, Creationism, Evolution, Mortality, Neuroscience, Primates, Reviews in the Wild, Secular Humanism, Self-Awareness, Theology
Human existence is a complicated one ranging from serving the poor and downtrodden to beheading enemies. But is there meaning it?
When Karl Jansky observed the first radio waves from space, he gave birth to radio astronomy and changed the way we viewed the universe forever.
Randall Munroe's "What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" is exactly what it says it is.
"Euphoria" is a story about seizing life and a reminder of the potentially high cost of power and the lasting effects of our choices.
In "The People's Republic of Amnesia," Louisa Lim explores the power of forgetting for control in China and those who won't let Tiananmen disappear.