Professor of physics at Harvard; author of Higgs Discovery: The Power of Empty Space and Knocking on Heaven’s Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
Dark matter. It’s stuff that scientists say is all around us, but we can’t see it or touch it or smell it.
Nov. 4, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
physicist Peter Higgs says he’s sorry the Higgs boson was ever called the “God
Particle.” He’s an atheist. But the term
helps the rest of us understand just how important…
Oct. 9, 2013from To the Point
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Even if it’s expedited.
Jun. 12from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Congress is investigating misconduct alleged by the Mueller report. White House lawyers are rejecting every subpoena.
May. 16from To the Point
For the first time since 1972, California Democrats are positioned to make a difference. Fourteen candidates showed up for the party convention in San Francisco.
Jun. 5from To the Point
Abortion is legal under federal law, but Red State Republicans are making it hard for women to exercise their constitutional right to choose.
Jun. 7from To the Point
But will they hold him in contempt of Congress?
May. 3from Left, Right & Center
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
“Supreme Revenge” describes increasingly bitter battles over the highest court in the land. It’s the title of a Frontline documentary featuring Reagan, Obama and Trump.
May. 30from To the Point
It was supposed to be infrastructure week for real this time.
May. 24from Left, Right & Center