Leading Irish authors sign letter against ‘forced resignation’ of editor over #MeToo essay
- September 26, 2018, 06:15
Leading Irish writers John Banville, Colm Tóibín and Roy Foster, along with some of the biggest names in English letters, including Joyce Carol Oates,(...)
Does the scale of the universe make human life pointless?
- October 3, 2017, 06:01
Astronauts looking down on the “pale blue dot” where we live have commonly reported a kind of epiphany known as the “overview effect”. From space, the(...)
Unthinkable: Does the universe’s fate mean life is futile?
- May 3, 2016, 05:00
Scientific discovery can make human affairs on this planet seem awfully trivial. The discovery of the Higgs boson particle, for example, has led to f(...)