Are Your Medications Safe?The FDA buries evidence of fraud in medical trials. My students and I dug it up.
Mysteries of the Universe
What Is NASA for?The space agency’s need to find a justification for its existence has damaged its integrity.
Fusion Energy’s Dreamers, Hucksters, and LoonsBottling up the power of the sun will always be 20 years away.
Space: The Next Generation
The Billionaires’ Space ClubCatapulting the very rich into space isn’t new, and it isn’t about exploration.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash