Michael D. Lemonick

Michael D. Lemonick

Michael D. Lemonick is the Opinion Editor at Scientific American. He has written more than 50 Time magazine cover stories on science, and has written for National Geographic, The New Yorker and other publications.

Michael D. Lemonick is the Opinion Editor at Scientific American. He has written more than 50 Time magazine cover stories on science, and has written for National Geographic, The New Yorker and other publications.

  • Rewriting the textbook on memory

    How one woman’s amnesia helped shed light on the way the brain orchestrates experience and memory...

    Like the knot in a bunch of balloons, the human hippocampus ties together the memory traces of sights, sounds and emo...

    May 5, 2017
  • A Universe that begins again

    Is the ‘inflationary’ theory of the Big Bang right?

    On 17 March, 2014, the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics held a press conference to announce “a major disco...

    September 14, 2015

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