Science Filter
  1. In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late

    At Undark, Amy Maxmen follows the archaeologists and scientists who are racing to document what’s left of the ancient African civilization of Nubia.

    Culture
    Photo by Neil Brandvold (Undark)
  2. Behavioral Scientist

    A magazine focused on original, thought-provoking reports on today’s most pressing social, political, economic, and technological challenges, with a focus on original columns and commentaries from leading behavioral scientists.

    Data
  3. Strange Behaviors

    Science writer Richard Conniff has collected tarantulas in the Amazon, tracked leopards in the Namibian desert, and trekked through the Himalayas of Bhutan in pursuit of tigers.  

    Animals
  4. Meet Metis – Jupiter’s Closest, Quickest Moon

    Let Jason Major take you on a trip to meet Metis — the fastest and closest of the 69 satellites orbiting Jupiter.

    Science
  5. Michael Moreci on what science fiction can teach us about ourselves: ” . . . sci-fi possesses the unique ability to instruct and inform, to subtly—or, at times, not-so-subtly—act as a warning of what happens to worlds overrun with inequality, with war, and with hate.”

    Books
  6. Farnam Street

    Farnam Street, a blog created by Shane Parrish, is devoted to helping you develop an understanding of how the world works, make better decisions, and live a better life. It aims to expand your intellectual horizons, connect ideas, think in multidisciplinary ways, and explore meaning.

    Exploration
  7. Science & Food

    A diverse team of science students and scholars at UCLA writes on the intersection of biology, chemistry, and engineering with the food we eat.

    Cooking
  8. The 99 Best Things that Happened in 2017

    Many might want to forget 2017 ever happened; at Quartz, Angus Harvey compiled a list of 99 things that might help salvage the image of the year that just ended.

    Culture
  9. Anthropocene Magazine

    Anthropocene focuses on human innovation in a challenging, rapidly changing world, sharing stories on sustainability, biodiversity, preservation, and more.

    Environment
  10. Columbia Science Review

    Students across scientific disciplines at Columbia University come together to write and edit the Columbia Science Review, where they publish articles on written to introduce cutting-edge science to a broad audience.

    Journals & Magazines
  11. Global Catastrophe Is Just Two Melted Glaciers Away

    In a widely shared article, Grist writer and meteorologist Eric Holthaus warns about the rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers and the devastating floods that could ensue.

    Current Events
  12. Is Wilderness Sustainable?

    “Gazing back from our coughing, hacking, smoke-filled present, the preservationist impulse can seem ironic. The landscapes Americans most wanted to save are instead changing rapidly—in some cases more so than adjacent, unprotected areas—and preservation itself is to blame. “

    Environment
  13. Berfrois

    Founded and edited by Russell Bennetts, Berfrois is a literary-intellectual online magazine based in London, England, covering a range of subjects from poetry to philosophy and science to economics.

    Art
  14. The Last Word On Nothing

    “Science says the first word on everything, and the last word on nothing,” said Victor Hugo. The Last Word on Nothing is a collaborative blog by science writers all over the world. They write for publications like New Scientist, Scientific American, Smithsonian, National Geographic, and more.

    Environment
  15. Researchers in the World

    Follow Yannick and Orsi as they travel around the world learning about new countries and cultures through science.

    Photography