Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer writes the weekly Matter column for the New York Times. His most recent book is Evolution: Making Sense of Life, co-authored with Douglas Emlen.

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Jan. 29 2015 1:04 PM Listen to Our January Music Roundup Beat the chill with our winter playlist, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
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Jan. 30 2015 9:45 AM Soft Football, Hard Science A rumble over physics and statistics has turned this year’s pregame hype into a classic test of mental toughness.