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William Carroll reviews The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean Carroll.


Saving Science by Daniel Sarewitz. Science, pride of modernity, our one source of objective knowledge, is in deep trouble. Stoked by fifty years of growing public investments, scientists are more productive than ever, pouring out millions of articles in thousands […]


Real Academic Diversity by Gerard Alexander. Campus activism in 2014 and 2015 reached levels that reminded some observers of the student protests of the 1960s and ’70s. But while some things sounded familiar—radical student demands, angry outbursts, and administrators caving […]


Books for Life by Adam Gidwitz. There is something deeply revealing about the books one truly loves in childhood and adolescence. More.