Albert and Mary Lasker.
The Old Testament and the New Atlantis.
The physicist wasn’t the target of an anti-Semitic McCarthyite witch hunt.
Remembering Owen Gingerich.
Rudolphina Menzel’s dogs of war—and of peace.
Ancient military conquests provide the perfect source material.
The seeds are part of a project titled “space hummus,” which aims to test hydroponic techniques for plant growth in zero gravity.
Baḥya ben Asher, magic, science, and church bells.
When will, wants, and desires trump reality and science.
A more compelling explanation than handwashing or Passover cleaning.
Meet Dina Schneidman-Duhovny—and Wally.
First, they came for the chemists.
One of the remaining mysteries of physics.
A skull found at Mount Carmel has changed scientists’ understanding of when Homo sapiens left the African continent.