Humans are evolutionarily drawn to beauty. How do such complex experiences emerge from a collection of atoms and molecules?
Even if life existed on every planet that could support it, living matter in the universe would amount to only a few grains of sand in the Gobi Desert.
We now occupy a nearly natureless world.
Recent speculations in physics reveal that believers and nonbelievers may have more in common than they think.
The theoretical physicist Andrei Linde may have the world’s most expansive conception of what infinity looks like.
In rebuilding a broken world, we will have the chance to choose a less hurried life.
In 1905 Albert Einstein, a twenty-six-year-old clerk, published five epochal papers. One was later awarded a Nobel Prize. Reading them today, our reviewer is thrilled by their genius