Photo by Jen Siska | jensiska.com I grew up in a small house in Etna, New Hampshire. My dad was 65 when I was born. My neighbors taught me how to drive a Skidoo and shoot a rifle, though I never… Read More ›
David Freeman is a science journalist who splits his time between Salisbury and New York City. He’s now the editorial director of NBC News MACH, which covers science and technology with an eye toward the future. Previously, he worked for HuffPost and CBS News. He’s an Arkansas native and a graduate of Yale University.
We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs)—the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless, Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of… Read More ›
Professor Lisa Randall studies theoretical particle physics and cosmology at Harvard University. Her research connects theoretical insights to puzzles in our current understanding of the properties and interactions of matter. She has developed and studied a wide variety of models… Read More ›
William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, displaying heady comedic talent and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship… Read More ›
Buzz Aldrin is an American engineer and a former astronaut and fighter pilot. As the Apollo Lunar Module pilot on the Apollo 11 mission, he and mission commander Neil Armstrong were the first two humans to land on the Moon.
Seventy years ago, Erwin Schrdinger posed a simple, yet profound, question: What is life?. How could the very existence of such extraordinary chemical systems be understood? This problem has puzzled biologists and physical scientists both before, and ever since. Living… Read More ›
Ana Širović is a researcher at the Marine Physical Laboratory of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Her primary research expertise lies in the area of marine bioacoustics. She focuses on the use of acoustic methods and technologies to promote a… Read More ›
In Brainwashed, psychiatrist and AEI scholar Sally Satel and psychologist Scott O. Lilienfeld reveal how many of the real-world applications of human neuroscience gloss over its limitations and intricacies, at times obscuring—rather than clarifying—the myriad factors that shape our behavior and… Read More ›