Sam Kean

Sam Kean  is the author of five science books, including The Disappearing Spoon and The Bastard Brigade.

Heaven and the Heretic 

A brilliant scientist whose life is a cautionary tale

by Sam Kean | Monday, March 02, 2020

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