Daniel Sarewitz

Daniel Sarewitz co-directs the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes and is professor of science and society at Arizona State University. 

Future Tense
April 24 2014 11:59 AMIt’s the End of the World as We Prefer It, and I Feel … Stupid
Future Tense
July 30 2013 9:15 AMA Future in DenialWhat sci-fi isn’t telling us about surveillance today or tomorrow.
Future Tense
Oct. 30 2012 5:05 PMThe L’Aquila Earthquake and the Importance of Scientists Saying “I Don’t Know”
Future Tense
April 4 2012 7:15 AMIs Science Really Moving Faster Than Ever?Are scientists interested only in satisfying their own curiosity, or do they want real-world results?
Dec. 8 2010 10:41 AMLab PoliticsMost scientists in this country are Democrats. That's a problem.
Future Tense
Nov. 11 2013 2:39 PMYour Smartphone Has Officially Hijacked Your Life
Future Tense
Dec. 27 2012 9:52 AMWho Really Benefits From "Big Data"?
Future Tense
June 20 2012 7:15 AMThe Gambler and the ScientistA day at the races teaches us about our unscientific notions of “science literacy.”
Future Tense
April 3 2012 7:10 AMIs Science Really Moving Faster Than Ever?What Chairman Mao and a malaria drug can teach us about the societal benefits of science.
Green Room
March 10 2010 5:18 PMThe Trouble With Climate ScienceMore research makes the controversy worse.


The World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

Are the Attacks in Canada a Sign of ISIS on the Rise in the West?

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

Is It Offensive When Kids Use Bad Words for Good Causes?

Fascinating Maps Based on Reddit, Craigslist, and OkCupid Data


The Real Secret of Serial

What reporter Sarah Koenig actually believes.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea

Can Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Pull Off One More Louisiana Miracle?

  News & Politics
Oct. 23 2014 3:47 PM Ukraine’s Slow Descent Into Madness While it fights rebels in the east, Kiev is beginning to crumble from the inside.
Business Insider
Oct. 23 2014 2:36 PM Take a Rare Peek Inside the Massive Data Centers That Power Google
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 23 2014 1:34 PM Leave Me Be Beneath a Tree: Trunyan Cemetery in Bali
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 3:23 PM This Is What Bette Midler Covering TLC’s “Waterfalls” Sounds Like
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AM The United States of Reddit  How social media is redrawing our borders. 
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.