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The Physicist Who Denies Dark Matter

Maybe Newtonian physics doesn’t need dark matter to work.

Does Dark Matter Harbor Life?

An invisible civilization could be living right under your nose.

The Multiverse As Muse

The uncertainty of quantum mechanics provided a perfect literary model for Modernist ideas.

Roger Penrose On Why Consciousness Does Not Compute

The emperor of physics defends his controversial theory of mind.

Is Matter Conscious?

Why the central problem in neuroscience is mirrored in physics.

Can Dark Energy Kill Galaxies?

The surprising importance of a dark-energy selection effect.

The Fifth Force of Physics Is Hanging by a Thread

As scientists chase tantalizing hints of a new force, modern physics hangs in the balance.