Sam Kean

Sam Kean is the author of The Disappearing Spoon and The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons.

An Even Greater Beyond

Will technology bring us eternal life?

by Sam Kean | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Sisters of the Night Sky

The pioneering female scientists who first charted the universe

by Sam Kean | Monday, December 05, 2016

It Takes a Laboratory

Science is no longer the domain of solitary experimenters

by Sam Kean | Monday, June 08, 2015

Locks for Lettuces

by Sam Kean | Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Leaf It to a Physicist

by Sam Kean | Thursday, March 14, 2013

Science, Right and Wrong

The evolution of knowledge

by Sam Kean | Monday, June 03, 2013

Smarter Than Dirt

by Sam Kean | Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Dead Serious, and Yet Flaky

by Sam Kean | Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Things Periodic and Elemental

by Sam Kean | Monday, June 24, 2013

Bach to the Lituus

by Sam Kean | Thursday, June 27, 2013

Bette Davis Eye Sockets

by Sam Kean | Thursday, June 27, 2013

Life Savers on the Cheap

by Sam Kean | Thursday, June 27, 2013

Throwing Light on the Matter

by Sam Kean | Thursday, June 27, 2013

Ready for Close-Ups

by Sam Kean | Monday, June 24, 2013

The Scent of a Woman Pharaoh

by Sam Kean | Monday, June 24, 2013

Master Masticator

by Sam Kean | Monday, June 24, 2013

Bon Appétit

by Sam Kean | Thursday, March 14, 2013

A Shroud of Doubt

by Sam Kean | Thursday, March 21, 2013

Being Human

by Sam Kean | Monday, March 18, 2013

Fields Apart

Physics, past and future

by Sam Kean | Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Math & Magic

The roots of Western science

by Sam Kean | Wednesday, March 02, 2011