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### How Does Life Come From Randomness?

David Kaplan explains how the law of increasing entropy could drive random bits of matter into the stable, orderly structures of life.

### Is That ‘Bump’ a New Particle?

David Kaplan reports on a potentially exciting new signal at the Large Hadron Collider.

### Are We Alone in the Universe?

David Kaplan explores the best ways to search for alien life on distant planets.

### Theorists Draw Closer to Perfect Coloring

A theorem for coloring a large class of “perfect” mathematical networks could ease the way for a long-sought general coloring proof.

### What Is a Species?

In this 3-minute video, David Kaplan explores why a simple definition of species is hard to come by.

### How Does Symmetry Shape Nature’s Laws?

In this 2-minute video, David Kaplan explains how the search for hidden symmetries leads to discoveries like the Higgs boson.

### Theories of Everything, Mapped

Explore the deepest mysteries at the frontier of fundamental physics, and the most promising ideas put forth to solve them.

### How Did Life Begin on Earth?

In this 2-minute video, David Kaplan explores the leading theories for the origin of life on our planet.

### Where Did the Universe Come From?

In this 2-minute video, David Kaplan explores the leading cosmological explanation for the origin of the universe.