The Order of Time is a little wonder of a book. It provides surprising insights into an increasingly mysterious world, offers warmly humane reflections on our existential condition, and sustains a virtual conversation that will continue long after the reading has ceased.
Self-awareness is subjugated to the author's fascination with his muse in this telling of a modern-day hermit.
A sociologist offers hope for finding better solutions to complex problems by asking better questions about causation.
Alan Alda wonders, could scientists become more personable and available if they studied the art of improvisation?
It's time for the personalities of the science community to emerge from their labs and to get into the ring.
Occasionally a record comes along that reminds us that there is beauty in the world that only the pure of heart can make us see. This is that record, a perfect capsule of hope for the young and old.
If Sjöberg's stylistic tics are an impediment to real investigation, they at least provide an aesthetic pleasure all their own.
"Our Germans beat their Germans," someone quipped when Wernher von Braun's team of rocketeers put Americans on the Moon, but Operation Paperclip reveals that US involvement with ex-Nazi scientists was far deeper, and far darker.
Did the record breaking Ricky Gervais Show podcast give insight into the real people behind it? Or were they just three more brilliant comic creations?
Racism and science collide in this devastating true story of Henrietta Lacks, the tissue sample from her body that spawned a million-dollar industry, and the impact on her family.