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Charlie Wood

Charlie is especially into physical sciences both on and off the planet. His work has appeared in Popular Science, Quanta Magazine, and The Christian Science Monitor. In previous lives, he taught physics and English in Mozambique and Japan, and he has a bachelor’s in physics from Brown University.

October 15, 2018

They’re proving that energy can be cheap as well as green

August 13, 2018

Some scientists question if the guiding lights of theoretical physics have gone out, and all wonder where the field will go next

August 10, 2018

Researchers hope realistic robots will improve future zebrafish experiments

July 20, 2018

Did early humans jump-start global warming?

July 6, 2018

These two familiar activities are more independent than you might think

June 29, 2018

How Nicole Davi reads climate history in Mongolian tree rings

June 4, 2018

Shock therapy saves lives—and more people could benefit, experts say

April 23, 2018

Saturn orbiter Cassini traveled nearly 5 billion miles on less than four tons of fuel

April 2, 2018

Living longer will shake up social institutions, experts say

February 16, 2018

How a band of renegades created New York's first community garden

December 15, 2017

But engineers are trying to reclaim it downstream

November 16, 2017

But don’t stop taking medication

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