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Commentary invited by editors of Scientific American

The Origami of Space Exploration

Undergrad Robert Salazar is using his expertise in paper-folding to help NASA create deployable solar reflectors for lunar outposts 

June 7, 2017 — Terri Burns

Science in Turbulent Times

Nobody wants to act like just another special interest—but science is for the long term good of the nation, not just the scientists.

April 28, 2017 — Robert P. Kirshner

Is It True Facts Don't Lie?

With climate deniers and political pundits trying to poke holes in what we know to be true, it's important to understand that science, too, is based on questioning facts

April 27, 2017 — Emily Weiss

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