Recent years have seen the political prominence of Mormons taken to a new level – including the presidential candidacy of Republican Mitt Romney, the prominent involvement of Mormons in the campaign for California's Proposition 8, and the ascendancy of Democrat Harry Reid to the position of Senate Majority Leader. In this excerpt from Seeking the Promised Land, three scholars consider the legacy and future of Mormons in American politics.

In this interview with Tony Hey, the author of this fall’s The Computing Universe ruminates on the fascinating and uncertain future of our increasingly digital world. What is the future of artificial...

Maartje Abbenhuis, the author of An Age of Neutrals: Great Power Politics, 1815–1914, studies New Zealand during the First World War to explain the power of a nation that declined to take sides.

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