Should Lambert W be added to the canon of standard textbook functions?
Dennis Flanagan, 1919-2005
Remembering the Scientific American editor.
The Soul of Science
The purposes we create in life are no less meaningful for their impermanence
Up Close with a Squash Bug
Maria Eisner explains how she uses electron microscopy to take a closer look at insects
The Near-Destruction of Giza
How a 19th-century French engineer saved the Egyptian pyramids from being dismantled