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space art

NASA's New Exoplanet Posters Have Us Booking Rockets to Trappist-1

Science can't take us there yet, but artists can.
Beckett Mufson
2.25.17
Stuff

I Walked the Streets to Find Out Why Cambridge Is the 'Most Vibrant Place' in England

A quest to uncover why low levels of child obesity and lots of entrepreneurs apparently make Cambridge better than your hometown.
Oobah Butler
12.17.16
Music

Remembering Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Through Film, Song, and Public Art

'Syd Barrett – A Celebration' honoured the rocker in his hometown of Cambridge, UK.
Tanja M. Laden
11.10.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thanks to Brexit, UK Universities Officially Suck a Bit More Than They Did Last Year

And for the first time ever, Cambridge is no longer in the top three spots in the World University Rankings.
Morgan Harries
9.8.16
Stuff

​We Asked an Expert if Conspiracy Theorists Could Destroy Democracy

As a birther, Donald Trump is the first conspiracy theorist candidate with an actual shot at the presidency. But the US isn't alone. From anti-vaxxers to halal certification—theories once dismissed as crazy are gaining political currency.
Scott Limbrick
6.6.16
News

How My Tweets Led to Notorious Sex Offender Owen Labrie Going to Jail

The former St. Paul's student was out on bail after his conviction last summer. Then I ran into him on the train and got mixed up in his case in a way I could never have imagined.
Susan Zalkind
3.22.16
News

My Surreal Train Ride with One of New England's Most Notorious Sex Offenders

I watched Owen Labrie get convicted of statutory rape in the St. Paul's prep school trial in New Hampshire last summer. Then I bumped into him on the train this week.
Susan Zalkind
3.5.16
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Woman Allegedly Attacked Someone Because They Farted Near Her

Also this week: A man was arrested after complaining to police that a local newspaper had violated his human rights by posting a photo of him shoplifting.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
10.2.15
Election '15

Talking Politics with Drunk Yuppies at the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

Who will stand up for the Oxbridge elite at Election '15?
Vice Beta
4.15.15
Stuff

I Asked an Expert Which Gross Diseases I Should Panic About

"One of the scariest threats to me is pandemic flu."
Rachael Bazan
12.5.14
Photo

RIP Photographer David Armstrong

Allen Frame reflects on the life of photographer David Armstrong, who died in Los Angeles on Saturday at age 60.
Allen Frame
10.28.14
tech

How Will Humanity Need to Change if We Want to Live on Other Planets?

Lord Martin Rees—Astronomer Royal and a professor of cosmology and astrophysics at the University of Cambridge—talks cyborgs, nuclear power, and the end of Darwinian natural selection.
Tom Breakwell
9.15.14
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