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9/11: 10 Years Later

The attacks on September 11, 2001, profoundly influenced the direction of science and technology. What's been learned from those events, and how they have shaped our lives since

How Accurate Are Memories of 9/11?

Recollections of the circumstances of how we first heard of the 2001 terrorist attacks may feel extraordinarily vivid and true, but they are flawed

September 6, 2011 — Ingfei Chen

Did the U.S. Overreact to the 9/11 Attacks? Undoubtedly

A decade ago I was wrestling a paragraph in my home office when my wife called out from another room, alarm in her voice. The music station she was listening to had interrupted a song to announce that a plane had flown into the World Trade Center.

September 7, 2011 — John Horgan

Forgetting About 9/11

The World Trade Center, 1995. Courtesy of Aaron Logan via Wikimedia Commons. A decade ago, we lived in an apartment tower in Jersey City overlooking the Hudson River.

September 1, 2011 — Ingrid Wickelgren

How the Brain Remembers 9/11

When the first plane hit, I was literally shaken out of the shower. What was that? I remember the precise look on my roommate's face when I walked into the living room of the tiny tenement-style apartment we shared on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, about a mile from the World Trade Center: a mix of bewilderment, disbelief, and only a touch of the sarcastic smirk he typically wore.

August 17, 2011 — Greg Boustead
9/11: 10 Years Later

The attacks on September 11, 2001, profoundly influenced the direction of science and technology. What's been learned from those events, and how they have shaped our lives since

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