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Opinion pieces that “represent the viewpoint of an individual” and offer hypotheses without testing them are the opposite of science.
Nature seems to have a regular penchant for mocking scientists’ hopes and expectations.
The pipeline of women pursuing mathematics and physics is still dreadfully leaky.
Maybe Newtonian physics doesn’t need dark matter to work.
Many famous scientists have something in common—they didn’t work long hours.
What would physics look like if Einstein had never existed, or biology without Darwin?
Meet 5 inspiring people—none named Einstein—who helped these scientists find their calling.
Making up names and CVs is one of the latest tricks to game scientific metrics.
The arXiv preprint service is trying to answer an age-old question.
In physics and in life, choice and possibility play against each other.
The inconvenient truth is that scientists can achieve fame and advance their careers through accomplishments that do not prioritize the quality of their work.
Yoshitaka Fujii falsified 183 papers before statistics exposed him.
What Francis Crick and Sydney Brenner taught me about being scooped, by Bob Goldstein