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.
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?
Cognition and intelligence
Albert Einstein was a genius, but he wasn’t the only one – why has his name come to mean something superhuman?
Science needs more average, non-white, non-male scientists