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David Kaplan explains how the law of increasing entropy could drive random bits of matter into the stable, orderly structures of life.
David Kaplan reports on a potentially exciting new signal at the Large Hadron Collider.
David Kaplan explores the best ways to search for alien life on distant planets.
A theorem for coloring a large class of “perfect” mathematical networks could ease the way for a long-sought general coloring proof.
In this 3-minute video, David Kaplan explores why a simple definition of species is hard to come by.
In this 2-minute video, David Kaplan explains how the search for hidden symmetries leads to discoveries like the Higgs boson.
Explore the deepest mysteries at the frontier of fundamental physics, and the most promising ideas put forth to solve them.
In this 2-minute video, David Kaplan explores the leading theories for the origin of life on our planet.
In this 2-minute video, David Kaplan explores the leading cosmological explanation for the origin of the universe.