They were master builders, but their structures often had an intimate connection to the heavens
In the original, seeking answers was all about looking at the eyes
Everyday Einstein talks to Rep. Lois Frankel about women in STEM
For all their good intentions, the current Nobel Prize rules fall short in honoring scientists whose work underpins and expands that of those designated as laureates
As we mourn the victims of another mass shooting, a criminologist takes on misconceptions about gun violence
Letters to the editor from the June 2017 issue of Scientific American
In this installment of On My Shelf, we look at whether this anthro classic can be applied to present day.
Artists respond to the total solar eclipse
It’s been more than 50 years since there was a female winner. We look back at the life and legacy of Maria Goeppert Mayer, the winner in 1963
Historic Northwest Coast Hall to Undergo Significant Restoration at AMNH with Support from First Nation Representatives
The American Museum of Natural History announces a $14-million renovation to its Northwest Coast Hall, the Museum's first gallery, with support from First Nation representatives
Pumpkins hold no special status for Americans unless it’s fall. Where did the obsession with pumpkin flavors come from?
News stories often focus on the immediate cause of the blaze
Book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American
Not every movie villain has terrible skin, but it helps
The roots of the current campus madness
Technology should be bringing communities together, not creating further divisions.
Traditions that favor sons in Asia—resulting in millions of dead or neglected girls—have started to change
Letters to the editor from the May 2017 issue of Scientific American
Electronic devices that decompose on schedule will be a boon to security tech and medical implants