From climate change to astronomy to artificial intelligence, my articles encompass the interplay of science, technology, and philosophy in today's society.

Inside the Mind of a Robot

The story the challenge of using machine learning and neural nets to program ethics into Artificial Intelligence.

A Planet in the Rough

The story of the search for Earth 2.0.

Should the Pope Stay Out of the Climate Change Debate?

The story of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change.
Image: Pope Francis. Source: [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

If it Smells Like a Rose, is it a Rose?

The story of the dangerous aromas in your bathroom cabinet.

A Universe of Fireworks

The story of the father of the Big Bang.

The Human Face of Climate Change

The story of a sinking nation.
Image: South Tarawa, Kiribati. Source: Government of Kiribati, available from Wikimedia Commons. Used under Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0

Sea to Sea

The story of a great American roadtrip.