Anil Ananthaswamy
Anil Ananthaswamy

Anil Ananthaswamy is the author of The Edge of Physics.

New Scientist
June 15 2014 8:00 AMWhy Do We Listen to Dummies?Ventriloquism isn’t an auditory illusion. It’s social.
New Scientist
March 2 2013 7:28 AMCan Physics Experiments Catch Up?Multiverse physics is “so removed from observation that it’s a little scary.” 
New Scientist
June 16 2013 5:30 AMWhy Is Exercise Such a Chore?Human evolution made us long-distance runners, but it didn’t make us like it.
New Scientist
April 8 2012 7:15 AMHunting for the Great Galactic InternetA veteran astronomer turns his attention to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
  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.