America Has Been Trying to Get Sober for Over 300 Years
The new book 'Drunks' is a colorful history of America's attempts to lay off the sauce, from radical prohibitionists attacking frontier bars to modern rehab programs like AA.
We Are on the Verge of Discovering Aliens, According to These Scientists
A fascinating new book seriously tackles the question of extraterrestrial life from the perspective of leading astronomers, astrophysicists, geneticists, and neuroscientists.
Memory Editing Technology Will Give Us Perfect Recall and Let Us Alter Memories at Will
Two new technologies are changing the meaning of memory, but who will control them?
How Water Bears and Gardening on Mars Could Save Us from Extinction
A fascinating new book by an astrobiologist sheds light on the search for extraterrestrial life.
How Our Appetite for Seafood Is Killing Our Oceans
Industrial fishing and dynamite fishing are destroying our oceans at a rapid rate, endangering both wildlife and our food source. What can be done?
Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Your—and Everyone Else’s—Personal Astrophysicist
We met America's rock-star astrophysicist to talk about the new season of his TV show, water on Mars, and the art of the sound bite.