Brian Resnick, Vox

Brian Resnick

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Washington, DC, United States

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Past:
  • Vox
  • CNBC
  • The Atlantic

Past articles by Brian:

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Runners can be disqualified for starting after the gun. What gives?

The rules of elite running say no one can start a race faster than 0.1 seconds. Scientists say that’s wrong. → Read More

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Why the new James Webb Space Telescope images are such a big deal

The JWST can simply see more of the universe than the Hubble Space Telescope could. → Read More

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What if NASA actually finds life on Mars?

If there was life on Mars billions of years ago — even just microbial life — it could change our understanding of how life begins. → Read More

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7 solar system mysteries scientists haven’t solved yet

Why is our moon so weird? Was there ever life on Mars? Big cosmic questions lurk in our celestial backyard. → Read More

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7 ocean mysteries scientists haven’t solved yet

And the adventures scientists go on to better understand our enigmatic seas. → Read More

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The Senate just voted to make daylight saving time permanent. Good.

The case against changing clocks is less about extending sunsets later all year and more about staying consistent. → Read More

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The healing power of a parent’s touch

Scientists are investigating how to treat pain in babies who can’t tell you when it hurts. → Read More

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What science still doesn’t know about the five senses

Our senses create our reality. They can trick us, but also teach us. → Read More

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Is the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic behind us? We asked 8 experts.

We asked 8 experts to predict the future of the Covid-19 pandemic in the US. → Read More

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What science still can’t explain about love

People say they know what they’re looking for in a partner. Relationship experts say otherwise. → Read More

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There’s a Covid-19 epidemic in deer. It could come back to haunt us.

Cats, dogs, and ferrets have been infected by the coronavirus. But outbreaks in deer are different. → Read More

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How to avert an asteroid apocalypse

NASA’s effort to dodge giant space rocks is going surprisingly well. → Read More

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Why do we remember what we remember?

The mundane photographs that are helping scientists probe the mysteries of memory. → Read More

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11 epic mysteries scientists totally can’t solve

What is the universe made out of? When did the anus evolve? Can humans live to 150 years old? And more! → Read More

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The world’s largest space telescope is set to launch on Christmas. Here’s how to watch.

The James Webb Space Telescope is finally launching. But so much can still go wrong. → Read More

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Venus could have been a paradise but turned into a hellscape. Earthlings, pay attention.

900 degrees Fahrenheit, crushing pressure, and acid clouds. Venus, what the hell happened? → Read More

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Can a virus make you depressed?

Immune responses to viruses like SARS-CoV-2 may affect mental health, and vice versa. Doctors are uncovering exactly how. → Read More

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Our amazing sense of touch, explained by a Nobel laureate

The science of sensation relies on touch receptors like Piezo1 and Piezo2. Patapoutian, who discovered them, shared a Nobel Prize with David Julius. → Read More

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What telescopes of the future could reveal about the origins of the universe

The next generation of telescopes could peer out of a moon crater or search for traces of the Big Bang. → Read More

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The largest space telescope in history is about to blow our minds

The launch date of NASA’s Webb Space Telescope is December 18. It will study exoplanets, the Big Bang, and more. → Read More