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This August, the SciFri Book Club reads Tracy Kidder’s love letter to computer engineers, "The Soul of a New Machine." Here’s how to participate.
Information designer David McCandless uses beautiful, complex graphics to illuminate science, leaving the lowly pie chart in the dust.
This April Fool’s Day, put your BS-detector to the test. Can you spot the REAL hypothesis?
The Lost City of Z author David Grann answers questions from SciFri Book Club readers.
The SciFri Book Club calls its first in-person meeting to order, at New York City's Explorers Club.
Journey into the Amazonian jungle with David Grann's The Lost City of Z.
Help the SciFri Book Club pick its next book.
In the book Lost Cat, two feline fans reveal how methodical observation and GPS technology helped solve a kitty mystery.
Every September, the Ars Electronica Festival draws artists, scientists, and technologists to Linz, Austria, to swap ideas and show off cutting-edge artworks.
The fourth and final discussion question for this summer's SciFri Book Club selection, Dune.
Record yourself reading your favorite quote from "Dune," and share it with SciFri.
The third discussion question for this summer's SciFri Book Club selection, Dune.
Sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson and astrobiologist and theoretical physicist Sara Imari Walker talk about returning to Frank Herbert’s Dune Planet.
Ecologist Ned Dochtermann explains why the kangaroo mouse makes a perfect namesake for Dune’s hero, Paul Muad’Dib.
The second discussion question for this summer's SciFri Book Club selection, Dune.
The first discussion question for this summer's SciFri Book Club selection, Dune.
This summer’s pick is a bona fide science fiction classic: Frank Herbert’s ecological epic Dune.
When it comes to explaining how modern transportation infrastructure works, Kate Ascher prefers to show, not tell.
Artist Brandon Ballengée’s portraits of deformed frogs turn scientific specimens into “stained glass windows.”
Kai Sander's photograph of a snowy cornfield was the audience favorite in SciFri's Winter Nature Photo Contest.
Time to choose your favorite winter snapshot out of our 10 finalists.
This nature photographer is drawn to pictures that capture a subject's essence and tell a story.
Three documentaries raise important questions about Internet use, from its effect on our personal relationships to our right to access information.
Vote for your favorite winter snapshot in the contest.
From Rube Goldberg devices to jet packs, these books cover subjects that won't disappoint.
The German graphic designer was a pioneer of popular science communication, using familiar objects as metaphors for biological processes.
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