Happy Bicycle Day! How a Swiss Chemist Accidentally Gave Himself the World’s First Acid Trip.
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NASA Launches Its New Exoplanet Hunter Monday. Yes, It’s Looking for Aliens.
Can We Please Stop Talking About Generations as if They Are a Thing?
Did a Lack of Local News Help Trump’s Victory? It’s a Tough Theory to Prove.
Yes, Being a Woman in Science Is Hard. That’s Why We’re Trying to Change It.
An Incomplete List of Scandal-Prone Scott Pruitt’s EPA Scandals
I’ve Worked for Republican and Democratic EPA Administrators. Scott Pruitt Is Killing the Agency.
In This Ancient City, Even Commoners Lived in Palaces
Africa’s Split Will Take Millions of Years. What Does It Mean For People Living There Now?
Want to Understand Food Insecurity? Talk to the Children Living Through It.
Why Trump’s Decision to Allow Drilling on Our Coasts Is So Shocking
Can You Criticize Science (or Do Science) Without Looking Like an Obsessive? Maybe Not.
A Chemical in Paint Remover Is a Known Killer. Why Won’t the EPA Ban It?
Wildlife Populations Are Plummeting and We Barely Notice
Meteorologists Weigh in on Exactly How Bad This Winter Has Been
Trawling the Depths of Blue Planet II With Slate’s Science Writers
A Brief History of Time Changed Our Perception of Physics and Its Mass Appeal
Stephen Hawking’s Disability Activism Was as Invaluable as his Science
Blue Planet II Captivated Audiences Abroad. Why Didn’t America Care?