NPR | May 17, 2013 8:23 a.m.
Generations of physicists have claimed that time is an illusion. But not all agree. In his book Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe, theoretical physicist Lee Smolin argues that time exists--and he says time is key to understanding the evolution of the universe.
NPR | May 10, 2013 11:40 a.m.
In Mission To Mars, astronaut Buzz Aldrin lays out his plans for getting Americans on Mars by 2035.
NPR | May 10, 2013 9:09 a.m.
Host Michel Martin speaks with Phillip Patterson who two verses away from writing out the Bible.
NPR | May 09, 2013 8:43 a.m.
Jeffrey Selingo's new book, College (Un)bound, lays out the challenges facing higher education.
NPR | May 08, 2013 12:08 p.m.
Many people are wracking their brains to find a Mother's Day gift. But a group of women wrote about gifts their mothers gave them. Their essays are part of the book What My Mother Gave Me: Thirty-one Women on the Gifts That Mattered Most. Host Michel Martin speaks with the editor and a contributor.
NPR | May 03, 2013 9:24 p.m.
A story from our Three-Minute Fiction contest written by Lisa Rubenson of Charlotte, N.C.
NPR | May 02, 2013 2:27 p.m.
Physicist Lee Smolin says we've been looking at time the wrong way. Adam Frank considers his case.
NPR | May 02, 2013 10:33 a.m.
NASA seeks three haikus to include on a DVD that will travel to Mars on a spacecraft.
AP | April 26, 2013 11:56 a.m.
Federal wildlife officials have drafted plans to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that could end a decades-long recovery effort.
OPB | April 25, 2013 6 a.m.
In 1982, Joe Frazier found himself on a list that would make most of us shudder and consider a change of profession. It was a death list, circulated by a rightist paramilitary group in El Salvador.