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Science Times 25th Anniversary
The first issue of Science Times appeared 25 years ago, on Nov. 14,
1978. Its guiding principle ever since has been that science is not a
collection of answers, but a way of asking questions, an enterprise
driven by curiosity. To celebrate the anniversary, we pose 25 of the
most provocative questions facing science. As always, answers are
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(1) Does Science Matter?
(2) Is War Our Biological Destiny?
(3) Will Humans Ever Visit Mars?
(4) How Does the Brain Work?
(5) What Is Gravity, Really?
(6) Will We Ever Find Atlantis?
(8) What Should We Eat?
(9) When Will the Next Ice Age Begin?
(10) What Happened Before the Big Bang?
(11) Could We Live Forever?
(12) Are Men Necessary? ...
... Are Women Necessary?
(13) What Is the Next Plague?
(14) Can Robots Become Conscious?
(15) Why Do We Sleep?
(16) Are Animals Smarter Than We Think?
(17) Can Science Prove the Existence of God?
(18) Is Evolution Truly Random?
(19) How Did Life Begin?
(20) Can Drugs Make Us Happier? Smarter?
(21) Should We Improve Our Genome?
(22) How Much Nature Is Enough?
(23) What Is the Most Important Problem in Math Today?
(24) Where Are Those Aliens?
(25) Do Paranormal Phenomena Exist?
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