Lawrence Krauss

Lawrence M. Krauss is Foundation Professor and Director of the Arizona State University Origins Project. His most recent book is A Universe from Nothing.

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April 8 2014 11:56 AMI Have No Idea How I Ended Up in That Stupid Geocentrism Documentary
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May 13 2013 12:23 PMCutting Carbon Dioxide Isn’t EnoughWe have to invest in technology to remove the CO2 already in the atmosphere.
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Jan. 15 2013 9:13 AMHow Close Are We to Doomsday?The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists says we’re five minutes to midnight.
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Oct. 4 2012 9:45 AMWhose Space-Exploration Policy Is Better—Obama’s or Romney’s?A close look at the candidates’ views on NASA, the International Space Station, and more.
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July 4 2012 5:56 AMA Quantum LeapThe discovery of the Higgs boson particle puts our understanding of nature on a new firm footing.
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April 25 2012 2:23 PMIt’s Time for the U.S. To Finally Sign the Nuclear-Test-Ban TreatyA recent report removes all of the legitimate scientific objections to ratifying the agreement.
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Jan. 27 2012 1:04 PMTo the Moon, Newt!Gingrich’s wasteful, scientifically unsound plan to put colonists on lunar soil.
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June 21 2013 7:30 AMMandating Scientific Discovery Never WorksBut politicians can’t seem to grasp that.
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April 10 2013 11:10 AMDid You Hear About the Real-Life Invisibility Cloak?How Harry Potter and Star Trek influence—and sometimes frustrate—physicists.
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Jan. 4 2013 8:41 AMThe Higgs Boson HangoverWe found the most sought-after particle in physics. Now what?
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Oct. 3 2012 7:30 AMBombing the TestObama and Romney both get failing grades for their nuclear weapons policies.
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June 14 2012 8:00 AMThe Dark-Matter AgesThe U.S. may be losing its place as the world leader in frontier physics research.
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March 16 2012 7:30 AMCountdown to the Man-Made ApocalypseShould the “Doomsday Clock” be moved ahead because of threats from biotechnology?


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The Real Secret of Serial

What reporter Sarah Koenig actually believes.


The Actual World

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

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Oct. 23 2014 1:34 PM Leave Me Be Beneath a Tree: Trunyan Cemetery in Bali
  Double X
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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.
Oct. 23 2014 1:46 PM The Real Secret of Serial Has Sarah Koenig made up her mind yet? 
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.