After two balls collided, physicists explain how the event occurred—and how science is changing the way America’s pastime is played.
Known for his experimental and electro-acoustic music, Alvin Lucier composes with the sounds that surround us.
A look back on the groundbreaking chimpanzee research and humanitarian career of Jane Goodall.
People used to eat it, too.
A computer program, Dr. Fill, beat the human competition in the 2021 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in just 49 seconds.
In a new illustrated guide, futurist Rose Eveleth dives into the slippery nature of predicting what might come next.
In a graphic anthology of possible futures, astronauts embarking on a moon settlement operation explore justice in space.