No modern scientist comes close to Einstein's moral as well as scientific stature
A mathematician, historian, physicist and journalist yammer about scientific truth in this lightly fictionalized account.
An historian argues that some iconic photographs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki do not convey the "ugly" reality of the destruction caused by U.S. atomic bombs.
A leader of the Manhattan Project recalls a discussion of whether the Trinity test would ignite Earth's atmosphere and destroy the planet
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The much-touted deep-brain-stimulation treatment for depression has failed a second major trial.
The media are touting meditation’s potential for treating everything from anxiety to AIDS, but strong, objective evidence is lacking.
The persistence of "color therapy" reveals the weakness of conventional treatments for mental illness.
"Optimists" argue that our fears of nuclear weapons have been "alarmist" and counter-productive.
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