Adam Becker
Author and Astrophysicist

Adam Becker is a science writer and physicist. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Office for History of Science and Technology at the University of California, Berkeley. Adam has written for the BBC, NPR, Scientific American, and New Scientist, among others. He is the author of What is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics (2018). He lives in Oakland, California.

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Uranus photographed by Voyager 2 in January 1986. Photo courtesy NASA

History of science
What is good science?

Demanding that a theory is falsifiable or observable, without any subtlety, will hold science back. We need madcap ideas

Adam Becker