Karla Starr
Karla Starr

Karla Starr is working on a book about the science of luck and chance. She can be found on Twitter at @karlastarr.

Medical Examiner
Nov. 5 2012 6:35 PMWill Sandy Bring a Baby Boom or Baby Bust?How disasters change marriage, divorce, and birth rates.
Explainer
July 30 2012 6:00 PMDid Gymnast Jordyn Wieber Perform Too Soon?In Olympic scoring, the last shall be first.
Science
Oct. 12 2012 11:00 AMThe Irrational Allure of the Next Big ThingWhy we value potential over achievement.
  News & Politics
Politics
March 31 2015 5:00 AM How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.