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Undiscovered Species in Natural History Museums

We’re big fans of museums, especially those of natural history with specimens of life in the world that are invaluable to science. Now, in a piece for the  430 more words


From The Atlantic: "Pop Culture Is Finally Getting Hacking Right"

The Atlantic Magazine

Dec 1, 2015
Joe Marshall


Movies and TV shows have long relied on lazy and unrealistic depictions of how cybersecurity works. That’s beginning to change. 1,423 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From The Atlantic: "The Chilling Regularity of Mass Extinctions"

The Atlantic Magazine

Nov 3, 2015
Adrienne LaFrance

An artist’s rendering of an asteroid or comet striking Earth. Andrea Danti / Shutterstock

One thing we know for sure is that conditions on Earth were, shall we say, unpleasant for the dinosaurs at the moment of their demise. 1,128 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From The Atlantic: "The Evolution of Teaching Creationism in Public Schools"

The Atlantic Magazine

Eric Jaffe

A new study shows that anti-evolution lessons have become more stealthily integrated into curricula.


Some 90 years out from the… 951 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From The Atlantic: "Scientific Faith Is Different From Religious Faith"

The Atlantic Magazine

Nov 24, 2015
Paul Bloom

If you want to annoy a scientist, say that science isn’t so different from religion. When Ben Carson was challenged about his claim that… 1,469 more words

Basic Research

Watercolors at the Water Cooler

“Is this what progress feels like?!” That was the first of many questions which jumped in my mind while reading a recent Atlantic magazine article by… 1,437 more words


The Professional Cat Photographer: Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Landing the Dream Job

Last week, the online magazine The Atlantic posted a brief documentary on its website about Larry Johnson, a professional cat photographer. The video follows Larry while at a feline competition in New Jersey – snapping photos of people’s beloved cats laying on gem-colored velvet backdrops – discussing his drive and passion for his work. 675 more words