Peniel Dimberu
DIMBERU: How to Build a Poor Man’s iPhone

I am cheap. No, wait, I’m frugal. There is a difference. When you’re cheap, you don’t want to pay for anything. When you’re frugal, you […]

DIMBERU: The right kind of science

In the past couple of months, we’ve seen two high-profile lessons about how science, as a way to uncover truth, is supposed to work. The […]

Dimberu: Solar storms threaten

Each season on Earth comes with the potential for bad weather. During winter, blizzards ground flights and close schools. High summer sees tornados, while late […]

DIMBERU: The Land of Fire and Ice

Over winter break, I had the opportunity to visit Iceland. Besides partaking in the usual revelry that is an integral part of any vacation, I […]

Running barefoot

This weekend 40,000 runners from around the world descended on New York City to match themselves against one of the world’s most famous long-distance races. […]

Putting your medicine where your mouth is

Last week was science’s High Holy Days, as Nobel Prizes were awarded for significant contributions in physiology or medicine, physics and chemistry (among other awards […]

Dimberu: Learning languages in a digital age

So you want to learn a new language, huh? There are plenty of reasons you may decide to learn a new language. Perhaps you have […]