Distillations Blog

The Distillations Blog is the place for regular updates from the intersections of science, culture, and history.

From STEM to STEAM: An Interview with Marion Leary
November 03, 2017

Philadelphia’s 2017 Geek of the Year on using virtual reality in resuscitation science research.

Data from Disaster
October 20, 2017

Many tragic accidents have provided unexpectedly valuable information for scientists.

Labor of Lovelace: A Children’s Introduction to a Programming Giant
October 06, 2017

Author Laurie Wallmark on Ada Lovelace.

A Google self-driving car on the streets of Mountain View, California, 2016.
Creative Computers
December 09, 2016

Computers can give you the weather forecast and call you a cab home. But can they tell you a story?