Gabriel Popkin's Articles
- FeatureA biologist who formerly applied his mathematical talents in finance has developed new ways of predicting the ups and downs of fish populations.
- NewsA simulation paves the way toward metamaterials that can perform ultrafast complex mathematical operations using light waves.
- NewsA unique stellar threesome could help astronomers test the leading theory of gravity to unprecedented precision.
- News in BriefSatellite images reveal that the tropical trees are expanding north up Florida’s Atlantic coast, taking advantage of rising winter temperatures.
- FeatureA visitor from the outer solar system flies past the sun.
- FeatureNew data raise the prospect of a ‘Big Rip’ destroying the cosmos.
- News in BriefThe method could scrub exhaust from cars and power plants.
- News in BriefFetal death rates rose in Washington, D.C., in parallel with two recent spikes in drinking water’s lead levels.
- NewsLong-lasting plasma flows 15 times the diameter of Earth transport heat from the sun’s depths to its surface, helping explain solar rotation.
- NewsComet ISON has disintegrated in the sun’s intense heat and gravity, according to a growing consensus among astronomers.