50 People Who Deserve a Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prizes are the Olympic medals of the mind. They are supposed to go to individuals who deserve the very highest level of recognition […]

Remembering Einstein

Albert Einstein (1879–1955) was the greatest scientist of the 20th century, bar none. In fact, he’s probably the second-most original and influential scientist of all […]

Caroline Crocker Interview

Dr. I. Caroline Crocker is a cell biologist whose passion is to promote good science, based on impartial evaluation of evidence rather than blind adherence […]

Einstein—The Early Years

Many of you will have heard it said that Albert Einstein—the man whose name is synonymous with “genius”—was a “bad student” in school. Or that […]

Irving Kirsch Interview

Irving Kirsch, Ph.D., is a lecturer at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center in Boston. He is also Emeritus Professor of Psychology […]

Richard Hamming on Scientific Creativity

In 1986, after a long and productive career as a scientist, Richard Hamming gave a famous lecture entitled “You and Your Research,” which is widely available […]

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