MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Jeff Wise

  1. flight mh370
    MH370 Pilot Flew Suicide Route on Home SimulatorThe FBI recovered the data from a hard drive, but Malaysian authorities have not made the finding public.
  2. Signs Point to a Catastrophic Event in the EgyptAir Disappearance Abrupt loss of contact and a steep descent. 
  3. mysteries
    How an American May Have Found a Piece of MH370The 58-year-old lawyer had been searching the Indian Ocean for the better part of a year.
  4. who shot down mh17?
    Amateur Intelligence Analysts Tie MH17 Shoot-Down to Russian MilitaryA deep social-media dive reveals that the missile wasn’t fired by accident.
  5. technology
    AirAsia Flight 8501 and the Risks of AutomationIf we rely on automation to fly our planes and drive our cars, what happens when those systems fail?
  6. russian plane crash
    What Brought Down the Russian Metrojet Flight Over Egypt?A malfunction or malice — and at whose hand?
  7. About That Airplane Part That Was Supposed to Solve the MH370 Mystery …It’s been a month since that flaperon washed up on the shore of the island of La Réunion.
  8. flight mh370
    MH370: What the Wing Flap Tells Us and What It Doesn’tThe discovery of a Boeing 777 part on the island of Réunion is a major development in the case of the missing airliner. But it also raises some questions.
  9. conspiracies
    With New Batch of MH370 Info, Mystery DeepensDissecting some strange details in part three of the MH370 conspiracy chase.
  10. thinking outside the box
    My Crazy Theory About MH370 Went Viral WorldwideEven the Russians responded.
  11. theories
    How Crazy Am I to Think I Actually Know Where That Malaysia Airlines Plane Is?In the year since its vanishing, I fell in with a group of obsessive amateur aviation sleuths. A million theories bloomed, including my own.
  12. Coding KidsThe latest language-learning trend has nothing to do with words.
  13. Too Many GeniusesThe real talent of the city’s gifted-and-talented program is getting in.
  14. How Your Brain Controls the Speed of TimeWhy does reality seem to slow down in moments of extreme peril? Can the mind really bend time? Here’s the neuroscience behind the phenomenon.