Matthew Francis
Science journalist, Cleveland, Ohio

Matthew R. Francis is a science writer and speaker specialising in physics, astronomy, and the culture of science. His writing has appeared in a wide variety of publications. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Written by Matthew Francis

Essay/
Cognition and intelligence
Cognitive celebrity

Albert Einstein was a genius, but he wasn’t the only one – why has his name come to mean something superhuman?

Matthew Francis

Essay/
Computing and artificial intelligence
Is this life real?

Philosophers and physicists say we might be living in a computer simulation, but how can we tell? And does it matter?

Matthew Francis