No One Can Win the FutureIt's wrong to pit U.S. and Chinese scientists against each other in a research arms race.
The 40-Year ItchWould-be space explorers, scientists, and a couple of crackpots gather at DARPA’s 100-Year Starship Symposium to try to get interstellar travel unstuck.
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.
Meerkat and Periscope Aren’t Changing the News Live-streaming apps make us feel like we’re in the moment. But they don’t make those moments any clearer.
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.