How Excellent?

Take nine strategic goals, six academic priorities, 12 schools, five years and close to a billion dollars and what do you get?

The Particle Sleuths

Penn researchers have a long history of tracking solar neutrinos, elusive particles which may tell us much about our sun and the nature of matter itself.

Man of Letters

Alfred Butts created the blockbuster word game known as Scrabble during the Depression. A new book examines the meticulous word-tinker, the evolution of the game, and the effect it had on America.


Sep|Oct 2001: Creation question, Chimpsky correction, cities railroaded, surgical strike.