Einstein theorized that time was an illusion and the future was predetermined. But Einstein may have been wrong, says a South African cosmologist who’s on a mission to prove we can shape our futures.
Also in this issue: Six years ago, a young lab assistant died in a lab fire. Now, her family is on a crusade to make research safer — but will they succeed? And new haptic screen technology may enable our future devices to create sensations as varied as real life.
Plus: Is polio resurfacing? Can we build a human body-on-a-chip? What does estrogen have to do with testosterone? We promise to deliver answers science to each of those questions and more in the June issue of Discover.