The Mac Weekly

Not falling for autumn

November 13, 2015

The artificial pumpkin syrup twirls like a cyclone in my coffee. It settles unevenly, giving it the look of the yellowing leaves of the hostas outside the library. As I sip my brew, a vaguely spicy sweetness rests on my tongue. Co...

Ask Sam the Science Man: Why do autumn leaves change color?

October 23, 2015

St. Paul is beautiful in the fall; the trees flourish with richly colored hues and fallen leaves drift through the wind. But why do the leaves change color? How does it work? All summer long, trees in Minnesota flaunt an array ...

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