Dan Falk

Contributing Writer

Jay Pasachoff
Q&A

Eclipse Hunter Reveals the Science That Can Only Be Done in the Dark

Even in the age of sun-observing satellites, astronomers like Jay Pasachoff still seek out total solar eclipses for the tales they can tell about our sun.

cosmology

A Debate Over the Physics of Time

According to our best theories of physics, the universe is a fixed block where time only appears to pass.

Olena Shmahalo/Quanta Magazine
quantum mechanics

New Support for Alternative Quantum View

An experiment claims to have invalidated a decades-old criticism against pilot-wave theory, an alternative formulation of quantum mechanics that eliminates the most baffling features of the subatomic universe.

Q&A

Science’s Path From Myth to Multiverse

In his latest book, the Nobel Prize winner Steven Weinberg explores how science made the modern world, and where it might take us from here.

About the author

Dan Falk is a science writer based in Toronto, Canada.