What does fame feel like? Interviews with scientists across the mD spectrum, by John Bohannon.



Luca Turin
(0.1 mD)
Tak Mak
(1 mD)
Steven Pinker
(35 mD)
Noam Chomsky
(507 mD)




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MIT biophysicist who studies smell, discusses the dangers of even a small amount of fame.
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University of Toronto geneticist, the first to clone the T-cell receptor, discusses how a scientific breakthrough can change your life.
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Harvard psychologist, discusses the impact of writing a book and the possible importance of having good hair.
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MIT cognitive scientist and philosopher, discusses the trade-off between scientific and political life, and the "vicious" attacks against Bertrand Russell.