Imagining the possible
There are the limits that are formally unbeatable: things like the speed of light and quantum indeterminacy. They’re interesting because they describe an unexpected border between the philosophical and technological. And because we are still trying to beat them.
- Emotional Intelligence: Think you can read people’s emotions? Think again. By Lisa Feldman Barrett
- How Information Got Reinvented: The story behind the birth of the information age, by Jimmy Soni & Rob Goodman
- Central Park Mice Don’t Get Out Much: The genetic stories of New York City rats and mice, by Katharine Walter.
- This issue also includes contributions from: Madeline Gressel, Stephen Hsu, Tung-Hui Hu, Jonathon Keats, Lawrence M. Krauss, Adam Kucharski, Gregory Laughlin, Tyler Nordgren, Regan Penaluna, Michael Segal, Joseph Silk, Erene Stergiopoulos, and Adam Waytz.