Cosmic Questions

From the March 1994 Print Edition

Dreams of a Final Theory by Steven Weinberg Pantheon, 338 pages, $25 In the second-to-last chapter of his new book, Dreams of a Final Theory , Steven Weinberg writes, “It would be wonderful to find in the laws of nature a plan prepared by a concerned creator in which human beings played some . . . . Continue Reading »

She Turned to Me

From the March 1991 Print Edition

She turned to me one night as if to say: “I know.” And though I waited for her words as we Walked along the outside path of cobblestones And grass, her eyes instead made effort to Explain her inner thoughts and fears. Pain, I knew she’d meant to share aloud. Had now the briefest . . . . Continue Reading »