Aeon

3.2.18

Is Your Smartphone an Extension of Your Mind?

The 'extended mind thesis' suggests devices deserve the same protections as our brains and bodies.

9.25.17

How to Expand the Search For Aliens Beyond Earthlike Worlds

Casting a wide search for ET won’t be easy and it won’t be cheap, but it will surely be transformative.

1.31.17

People Really Need to Know When They're Being Experimented On

Medical historian Alice Dreger argues against a worrying trend of researchers conducting clinical trials without fully informing the participants.

10.19.16

The Way We’ve Been Imagining Aliens Is All Wrong

Philip Ball says both science and fiction about aliens are low on imagination and accuracy.

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