Timothy Paul Smith

Timothy Paul Smith is an adjunct associate professor at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he has taught in the physics department and the
environmental studies program. He also writes about science, alternative energy, and the people who make these things happen. Smith is the author of Hidden
Worlds: Hunting for Quarks in Ordinary Matter
(Princeton University Press, 2003) and has a new book coming out this winter from Oxford University Press, How Big Is Big And How Small Is Small: The Sizes of Everything and Why.

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Recent Stories

After centuries of moving through the Irish countryside, a group known as Travellers has come to rest.

Algae, plants and humans: three groups of organisms that used chemistry to change the planet.

Peaks protected fifty years ago by the Wilderness Act no longer keep mountain goats safe from human impact.

By the 1920s, California had lost all of its grizzly bears—once considered a distinct species and an emblem of the state.