Public fears about football and neurodegenerative disease have swept far beyond the science.
What Copernicus, Galileo and Darwin did to disturb our self-centered view of the universe was nothing compared to Hugh Everett’s theory of quantum reality.
A mental contagion that afflicts our politics more than ever.
The archetype of the lone scientist, then and now.
The subtle threat from smart machines.
Some thoughts on the “celebrities’ disease”