December 1969

  • How Nobel Prizewinners Get That Way

    You are barely past thirty and have just received from Stockholm the telegram that says you have won a Nobel Prize for Science. How do you feel? "My God!" cried the Chinese-born scientist T. D. Lee. "What happens now to the rest of my life?" A former physicist tells of Nobel laureates he has known.

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How to Build a Tornado

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A New York City Minute, Frozen in Time

This short film takes you on a whirling tour of the Big Apple

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What Happened to the Milky Way?

Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the stars. Can we save the night sky?

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The Pentagon's $1.5 Trillion Mistake

The F-35 fighter jet was supposed to do everything. Instead, it can barely do anything.

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