After 43 years of operation, Pilgrim Nuclear Plant announced Tuesday it will shut down by June 2019.
“Face-to-face conversation is the most human — and humanizing — thing we do,” says Sherry Turkle, who’s been studying the psychology of people’s relationships with technology for 30 years.
For Joseph Zalewski, or “Dziadek,” life began amidst the traumatic sounds of World War II in Warsaw, but it ended in Peabody in sheer wonder of his work, his daughters and outer space.
Playwright Winnie Holzman, creator of the “My So-Called Life” and writer of the “Wicked” musical, has written a new play, “Choice.”
There’s big news from the Massachusetts technology industry — a ground-shifting sale of the Hopkinton-based EMC Corporation to the Texas-based company, Dell.
Massachusetts is one of the top states in the country for Lyme Disease. Now, researchers are developing a new treatment that could prevent it altogether.
Christopher Columbus, of course, didn’t actually “discover America.” But he did complete four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of the American continents.
Heidi Williams is an MIT economist who looks at invisible incentives built into our economy — and a newly certified MacArthur genius.
Ellen Bryant Voigt won the MacArthur ‘genius’ award for her poetic style, commitment to teaching poetry, and service to the Academy of American Poets.
John Carroll and Tom Keane go behind the headlines in our week in review.
We look ahead at the fall movie season with film critic Ty Burr.
One of our colleagues will attempt to break a very special world record Saturday. We stepped outside with our midday news anchor to get a preview.
GRAMMY Award-winning banjo player Alison Brown is out with her new album “The Song of the Banjo.”
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