Science Journalist, Toronto, Canada
Dan Falk is a Canadian science journalist. His books include The Science of Shakespeare (2014) and In Search of Time (2008). He also co-hosts BookLab, a podcast that reviews popular science books. He lives in Toronto.
Last hominin standing
Was human evolution inevitable, or do we owe our existence to a once-in-a-universe stroke of luck?
History of science
Thought experiments played a crucial role in the history of science. But do they tell us anything about the real world?
Philosophy of mind
The philosopher’s zombie
The infamous thought experiment, flawed as it is, does demonstrate one thing: physics alone can’t explain consciousness