The Papers of Thomas Edison – Continued

Paul B. Israel, The Papers of Thomas Edison — Volume 8, New Beginnings, January, 1885, to December, 1887. Edited by Israel, the director and general editor of the Thomas...

Do-It-Yourself Fiction: ‘The Last Day in the Life of Hamilton Scrubbs’

On the last day of his life, Hamilton Scrubbs awoke at 5:45 a.m., made his favorite weekday breakfast of Eggos drenched in Mrs. Butterworth’s, Tropicana Extra Pulp, and a...

Non-Fiction: ‘Genius at Play’ by Siobhan Roberts Chronicles the Life of Princeton Mathematician John Conway

#b#Prologue#/b#Were he not such an egomaniac, John Horton Conway, archly roguish with a gawky, geeky magnetism, might be writing this book himself. Eyes smiling, hands clasped proudly at his...

In the Galleries

Dot Bunn, “Essence of Light.” Caffe Galleria, 23 North Union Street, Lambertville. Curated by Jane Wesby and Edward Dumchus of River Queen Artisans Gallery in Lambertville. Through Tuesday, January...

Lies, Damn Lies, and . . . Data Science

There have been many remarkable changes in the world over the last century, but few have surprised me as much as the transformation in public attitude toward my chosen...

America, Through Artist’s Eyes

Editor's Note: The full centerfold is available in the Genesis print edition, which is stapled in the March 25, 2015, issue of U.S. 1.America, Through Artists' Eyes, works by...

Fiction: ‘Cool Burn’

Walking was never a problem; she had perfected a slow graceful gait a long time ago. Only sudden motions made her lose control and stagger. So after sliding the...

Life’s Joys: Goodness, Beauty, Truth . . . and the Molar

Alice Calaprice, Daniel Kennefick, & Robert Schulmann, “An Einstein Encyclopedia,” Princeton University Press. www.press.princeton.edu.It’s the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s theory of relativity and that is occasion enough for another...

Museums: Mel Edwards Exhibit Kicks Off the fall Season

Melvin Edwards: Five Decades, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers. Through January 10, 2016. www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu.Melvin Edwards, born in 1937 in Houston, Texas, has been called “one of America’s foremost...

Editor’s Note: A New Publication

In the beginning there was an unrelenting trickle of correspondence from readers of U.S. 1 newspaper, the business and entertainment journal based in Princeton, New Jersey, hoping that the...