Alina Simone
Alina Simone

Alina Simone has written for the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. She is a regular contributor to PRI’s The World

Space: The Next Generation
Oct. 28 2014 11:44 PMHow Will the Universe End?Not with a bang but a bubble.
Science
Aug. 1 2014 3:12 PMFashion QuantifiedWhere does your outfit fall on this equation of style?
Science
Oct. 3 2014 8:08 AMThe Magical Law of ContagionWhy people pay silly money for strange celebrity memorabilia.
Medical Examiner
July 14 2014 11:35 PMIs Siberia a Safe Place for Smallpox?Sort of.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.