Mary Mycio

Mary Mycio is a Slate contributor. Her most recent book is Doing Bizness: A Nuclear Thriller, about Ukraine’s nuclear disarmament in the 1990s.

Foreigners
March 1 2014 5:43 PMCrimea and PunishmentVladimir Putin is miscalculating how easy it will be to control a Crimean mini-state.
Foreigners
Dec. 2 2013 10:54 PMOrange CrushWhy Viktor Yanukovich may not survive this revolution.
Explainer
April 26 2013 8:30 AMHow Many People Have Really Been Killed by Chernobyl?Why estimates differ by tens of thousands of deaths.
Nuclear Power
Jan. 21 2013 5:33 AMDo Animals in Chernobyl’s Fallout Zone Glow?The scientific debate about Europe’s unlikeliest wildlife sanctuary.
Brow Beat
Jan. 29 2014 11:13 AMWhatever You Do, Don’t Fry Your Chicken Wings
Brow Beat
Nov. 20 2013 1:20 PMYou’re Doing It Wrong: Beef Stew
Science
Feb. 14 2013 5:30 AMThe World’s Oldest PornographyIt’s at least 3,000 years old, and it’s bi-curious.
Science
July 30 2012 6:20 AMThe First 1 PercentHorses may be the source of humans’ oldest social stratifications.