Archive for February, 2014

Al Jazeera America—If the world had a giant thermostat, who would control the weather?

As the prospect of a warmer planet becomes reality, scientists are seeking ways to control the climate and keep the planet cooler. It’s a risky and highly controversial idea and, if successful, could imperil the ozone layer and lead to changes in rainfall patterns worldwide. It could also pit nations against one another as they […]


Scientific American Mind magazine—Contract Editor

I edit stories written by scientists for Scientific American Mind. *   Is Your Brain Lying to You? How the brain leads us to believe false truths March 2014 On a Monday morning at a home for the elderly in Cologne, Germany, a nurse asked 73-year-old Mr. K. about his weekend. “Oh, my wife and […]