VOLUME 102 | NUMBER 2 | March 2014
Artist Brandon Ballengée asks us to spend an intimate evening with bugs.
Equations expose hidden aesthetics.
An interview with Nicholas Schiff about a continuum of brain activity.
Snap-happy tourists can help researchers working to understand and conserve whale sharks.
Designed polymers dodge body defenses.
Noncovalent bonds are weaklings compared to familiar chemical reactions, but they add up to strongly influence the shape and behavior of molecules.
A novel but tested technology, the pebble-bed reactor, can make fission energy safe.
Satellite instruments document the transformations wrought both by the human footprint and by natural processes.
Botched representations of pencils and horses are not just irksome. They can lead to broad misperceptions about how mechanical systems work.
How much information does it take to single out one person among billions?
Paper folding inspires fabrication.
Powerful models show stellar births.
A review of Bergen-Belsen 1945: A Medical Student's Journal, by Michael John Hargrave
A review of The Great Extinctions: What Causes Them and How They Shape Life, by Norman MacLeod
A review of The Cosmic Tourist: Visit the 100 Most Awe-Inspiring Destinations in the Universe!, by Brian May, Patrick Moore, and Chris Lintott
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