Articles of Note

Libraries, museums, concert halls: Silence once reigned when art was consumed in public spaces. Now art has been democratized - as measured by hubbub and laughter... more »

New Books

Is love a choice? Philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists think it's an involuntary phenomenon. Clancy Martin thinks they're wrong... more »

Essays & Opinions

The separation between doing science and popularizing science has been overdone, says Richard Dawkins. To explain an idea to others, he must first explain it to himself... more »