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Lee Smolin

Emergence: A Powerful but Little Known Notion

Benjamin T. Solomon | Posted 12.14.2015 | Science
Benjamin T. Solomon

Lee Smolin in his book, "The Trouble with Physics" first brought my attention to the concept of emergence. This is a very powerful approach to physics...

The Smolin Factor? -- 'Particle Fever' Premiere and Party

Suzan Mazur | Posted 05.13.2014 | Science
Suzan Mazur

There were no celeb watchers, red carpets or black velvet ropes for this crowd of art-science enthusiasts. This was an event to celebrate the story about the search for Higgs boson, the so-called "God particle."

Famous Emails Are Just Like Yours... Kinda

Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

For one month now, filmmaker and artist Miranda July has been making Mondays a little more tolerable by sprucing up our inboxes with emails from famou...

Best New Books Out This Week

Posted 04.21.2013 | Books

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, Michael Pollan's latest, Mo Willems's latest, and a white-knuckle WWII true story. Plus: why time i...

(R)evolution in Consciousness: The Book of Symbols Launch at the Rubin Museum of Art

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The "Handless Maiden" of the Grimm's fairy tale... can be seen as representing a feminine being -in-the-world that is psychically so bedeviled by the ...