SOURCE: NY Times
by Ron Cowen
A century ago, astronomers proved the general theory of relativity — and made him a global household name.
by Olivia B. Waxman
In the 1880s, Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and Nikola Tesla went to battle over who had the superior technology for electrical transmission.
by Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr. and Cathie Pelletier
2019 marks the 100 year anniversary of the eclipse that proved Einstein’s theory and ultimately catapulted him to fame.
Timothy C. Winegard on His New Book Explaining the History of the Mosquito, 'Our Deadliest Predator'
Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to author Timothy C. Winegard about his new book about the mosquito.
SOURCE: NY Times Magazine
Computer programming once had much better gender balance than it does today. What went wrong?
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