We Could Stop Global Warming With This Fix—But It’s Probably a Terrible Idea

Mount Pinatubo erupting in 1991 Bullit Marquez/AP

Ken Caldeira on geoengineering.

How Michele Bachmann Inspired Factcheck.org to Debunk Lies About Science

Michele Bachmann

“It’s thanks to Michele Bachmann.”

How Science Can Tell if Your Great-Grandparents Were Strikebreakers


Christine Kenneally on the connections between your genes and your history.

Science Says Your Baby Is a Socialist


Psychologist Paul Bloom discusses the moral lives of children.

What’s Wrong With the Science of “Interstellar”?

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Astrobiologist David Grinspoon schools Hollywood.


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