Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker is yet another defector from the physical sciences. After discovering he could not be in two places at once, Kyle abandoned physics and charged head-first into online journalism. In his spare time, Kyle wanders the Met admiring the furniture.
Culture
11.23.2016 4:14 PM
Friendsgiving Is The Hippest, Easiest Way to Dodge Thanksgiving Angst
Kyle Walker
A Friendsgiving potluck is for millennials ... and anyone else who wants to eat on Thursday.
Culture
12.24.2015 3:43 PM
Boy Scout Merit Badges and the Paradoxical Digital Future of Being Prepared
Kyle Walker
The call to "Be Prepared" no longer has anything to do with camping. What is a boy scout to do?
Science
12.18.2015 3:09 PM
Theoretical Physics, the Scientific Method, and the Damage Done
Kyle Walker
German quantum gravity expert Sabine Hossenfelder is fighting in the battle over theoretical physics, a clash between those looking for evidence and those looking to move forward faster. 
Innovation
12.14.2015 8:42 PM
Three Simple Tricks Will Make Tic-Tac-Toe Actually Fun Again | PUZZLES 
Kyle Walker
There are mathematical surprises buried in that nine-square grid.
Entertainment
12.11.2015 10:55 PM
Why the Max Planck Institute Wanted to Cook Up Plasma in its Fusion Reactor
Kyle Walker
One million degrees is all it takes.
Culture
12.10.2015 7:49 PM
Human Rights Watch: Teens Get Sick Working in America's Tobacco Fields
Kyle Walker
Acute nicotine poisoning plagues child workers in the land of the free.
Culture
12.8.2015 7:15 PM
How Quantum Computing Works
Kyle Walker
Take a byte out of quantum physics to go with your lunch.
Culture
12.8.2015 1:24 PM
'No Man's Sky' Has to Outmanuever Time Dilation and Skip General Relativity
Kyle Walker
Time isn't consistent in interstellar space, but it is in video games.
Entertainment
12.7.2015 5:18 PM
Snowden Would Rather Play Fallout 4 Than Correct the AP
Kyle Walker
Twitter is Edward Snowden's power armor.
Science
12.4.2015 6:03 PM
Fermilab Has Reason to Suspect We Don't Live in a Holographic Universe
Kyle Walker
Physics takes a break from blowing your mind.
Science
12.1.2015 8:31 PM
The 2015 Guide to App Gifts That Are Also Thoughtful Gifts
Kyle Walker
The app store doesn't have to be the shop of last resort this holiday.
Science
11.30.2015 8:13 PM
Physics Says Emperor Palpatine Must Eat Mad Calories to Use Force Lightning
Kyle Walker
Energy in a closed system can't be created or destroyed. Darth Sidious must have quite the appetite.
Entertainment
11.23.2015 11:41 PM
The Sound Orb Is the Tactile Speaker System You Didn't Know You Wanted
Kyle Walker
Reach out and touch music.
Innovation
11.23.2015 6:04 PM
Design and Play the Game of Your Dreams at NYU's Game Center 
Kyle Walker
What happens when you play video games for four years at NYU? You get a degree.
Science
11.22.2015 12:30 AM
How the Psychology of Risk Explains the Flame War Over Syrian Refugees
Kyle Walker
The governors who reject refugees are ignoring basic math, law, and common sense.
Science
11.17.2015 1:55 PM
Explaining the Guy Who Threw a Champagne Bottle and Turned It Into a Rocket
Kyle Walker
We needed propulsion physics to calculate how hard it bounced back to nail him.
Science
11.16.2015 7:56 PM
Why Oklahoma's High Plains Are Turning Into a Sea of Juniper
Kyle Walker
If you want grasslands 50 years from now, it's time to break out the fire.
Culture
11.10.2015 5:14 PM
Applying to School? We've Ranked the College Rankings
Kyle Walker
Show 'U.S. News' who's boss.
Entertainment
11.9.2015 11:13 PM
How Machine Learning and Jazz Piano Luminary Art Tatum Power Online Radio
Kyle Walker
Art Tatum played so fast they named the musical atom after him.
Culture
11.9.2015 10:33 PM
Stream 10,000 Rad Vintage Wax Cylinder Recordings From the UCSB Library
Kyle Walker
Perfect when you want to hear the 1800s.