Articles of Note

What's the idea of an ideas festival? Scientists, artists, politicians, activists, writers, and billionaires lob softballs to one another... more »

New Books

Domineering, drunk, anti-Semitic: The composer Alma Mahler sought relationships with Jewish men. She wanted to “improve” them... more »

Essays & Opinions

In science, paradigms come and go. Our understanding of reality is incremental, a work in progress — which is why fewer people trust science today... more »