Below are the article I have written for Scientific American magazine and for ScientificAmerican.com.
|Scientific American Feature Articles:
Questions for the Next Million Years
Gather the Wind
The Compass Within
Scientific American – Other Articles:
Wild Pollinators Are Ailing, Too
Colliding Philosophies: Smarter Algorithms Help Find New Particles
The Dirty Side of Phosphorus
Hypersphere Exotica: Kervaire Invariant Problem Has a Solution!
New Microscope Reveals the Shape of Atoms
Invasion of the Drones: Unmanned Aircraft Take Off in Polar Exploration
Supersonic Bathtub Physics
Problem Solved, LOL
Quantum Light Switch: Single Atom Acts as a Transistor for Photons
Just How Small Is the Proton?
Hawking versus God: What Did the Physicist Really Say about the Deity?
Life Unseen: Images of Magnificent Microscopic Landscapes [Slide Show]Scientific American presents this year’s winning micro-imaging entries from the Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Contest
The Smallest Mind
Cracking a Century-Old Enigma
A Tale of Math Treasure
Why Neutrinos Might Wimp Out
Goldbach’s Prime Numbers
Is Supersymmetry Dead?
|Special Issue of September 2009: Origins
The feature comprised more than 50 articles each describing the origin of something. I wrote eight of the articles: Batteries, Scotch Tape, Carbon, The Placenta, The Eye, Photosynthesis, Chocolate, and Economic Thinking.
CSI Alaska: Air crash victim identified after 60 years
Could nanotechnology save ancient books from crumbling?
From the 2009 meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco:
“Quantum Microphone” Puts Visible Object in Two Places at OnceFrom the 2010 March Meeting of the American Physical Society.
Would Wiretapping Laws Spell the End of Quantum Encryption?
Lightning x-rays imaged for the first time [Video]
Titan Spews: Discovery of Cold Volcanoes on Saturnian Moon May Solve Methane Mystery
Dimming city lights may help reduce smog
Affordable Orbital: Tiny Satellites Make for Democratic Access to Space [Slideshow]
Dimension-Cruncher: Exotic Spheres Earn Mathematician John Milnor an Abel Prize
Nuke Reboot: Physicists List Lessons to Be Learned from Japan’s Nuclear Crisis
Information-age math finds code in ancient Scottish symbols
Absolute Hero: Heike Onnes’s Discovery of Superconductors Turns 100 [Slideshow]
Let’s make a deal: Revisiting the Monty Hall problem
Tantalizing Hints of Elusive Higgs Particle Announced
Has the Higgs Been Discovered? Physicists Gear Up for Watershed Announcement
How Maxwell’s Demon Cools a Gas to Microkelvin Temperatures
Faster, Smaller, Better: Does Physics Put an Upper Limit on Brain Efficiency?
New York City’s 20 Years of Declining Crime
The Elements Revealed: An Interactive Periodic Table