Spam, Spam, Spam, Lovely Spam
Brian Hayes examines filters, "honeypots" and other weapons in the increasingly sophisticated war between e-marketers and their targets
Bouncing Out of Bounds
In this new department, MIT research scientist and photographer Felice Frankel will explore visual representations of data and ideas. In this issue: square water droplets and the origins of soft lithography
Hooke, Fossils and the Anti-Evolutionists
Modern tensions between science and creationism recall 17th-century polymath Robert Hooke, whose investigations questioned the received authority of Biblical timelines
Early Education *
Can early education foster the joys of engineering?