Out of mind
For something like 5,000 years, astronomy was the analysis of starlight. In the mid 20th century, cosmic rays were added to the mix, and then neutrinos. Two years ago came gravitational waves.Science advances, not just by seeing better, but by inventing whole new categories of seeing.
- The Ethics of Consciousness Hunting: How fMRI has become an ethical obligation, by Mackenzie Graham
- The Fourth Copernican Revolution: Is our universe one island in an archipelago? by Martin Rees
- The End of Time: In the fundamental physics of the world, there is neither space nor time, by Carlo Rovelli
- This issue also includes contributions from: Dorsa Amir, Marcia Bartusiak, Marcia Bjornerud, Kristen C. French, Sandeep Jauhar, Danny W. Linggonegoro, Justin Nobel, Joshua Rosaler, and Eliza Strickland.