Ashish Nagar

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Merrick Garland, President Obama’s Sensible Supreme Court Choice

President Barack Obama has chosen to nominate Merrick B. Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, to the Supreme Court. To understand why Garland is a wise choice for the nomination, read the judicial opinion he published last July upholding a federal ban on …

Springtime in The New Yorker

“Early on April mornings, when there’s a fresh breeze from the River, it is possible to hear the whole town take a big breath and say ‘Ah-h.’ ” That’s E. B. White, writing appreciatively of spring, in the April 14, 1928, issue of <i>The New Yorker</i>. “Just in a single hour, walking amiably about the …

Angelina Jolie’s Surgery

“I do not feel any less of a woman,” Angelina Jolie wrote in the <i>Times</i> this morning, in an op-ed revealing that she has recently undergone preventive double-mastectomy surgery. Jolie’s mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died of ovarian cancer at the age of fifty-six. As a carrier of what she called a …

Ryoji Tanaka’s Elements

This week on the Science and Tech page, we featured the work of Ryoji Tanaka, a Japanese chemist and photographer who takes closeup images of elements from the periodic table and various other chemical compounds. Below is a slide show of his photographs, from gold to sulphur to vitamin C.<p>Click on …

A Quantum Leap in Computing?

For over a decade, researchers have been trying to build [quantum computers](file://localhost/wiki/Quantum_computer), machines based on quantum physics that could solve problems in different ways from classical computers and, potentially, represent a radical leap forward in computing. As Rivka …