Friday, November 07, 2014

Why is there anything rather than nothing--story on BBC

BBC Earth has just published a feature I wrote looking into what science has to say about why anything at all exists. Here's the link:

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Lysenko Affair

Truthout has just published an op-ed by us, entitled The Lysenko Affair. 

Here's the summary:

The Republican Party's embrace of climate-change denial is reminiscent of the Soviet Union's three-decade-long endorsement of Lysenkoism, which likewise was based on denial of basic science. Both represent politically convenient untruths with dangerous real-world consequences.

Monday, July 14, 2014

My most recent story for New Scientist, on what a sustainable world might be like, was published as the cover feature for their 2 July 2014 issue. You can view a bit of the story here. The rest of the story is behind the New Scientist paywall, so only available if you are a subscriber. If you would like more information about the story, you can contact me at