Try imagining a universe without color, or time. Unusual, but possible to visualize. Now try imagining a universe without space. What does it look like? Without space, we seem not to be able to start.
The Deep Space of Digital Reading: Why we shouldn’t worry about leaving print behind, by Paul La Farge
The Day the Mesozoic Died: How the story of the dinosaurs’ demise was uncovered, by Sean B. Carroll
How to Survive Solitary Confinement: An ex-convict on how to set your mind free, by Susie Neilson
This issue also includes contributions from Patchen Barss, Adrienne Berard, David Brin, Andrew Curry, Brian Gallagher,Cynthia Hunt, Erica Klarreich, Richard E. Nisbett, J.B. MacKinnon, George Musser, Steve Paulson, Caleb Scharf, Alex Shvartsman, William Skaggs, John Steele, Tom Vanderbilt, and Dan Winters.