David Kaplan explains how the search for hidden symmetries leads to discoveries like the Higgs boson.
The UCLA astrophysicist Andrea Ghez explains how tracking the movement of stars revealed the existence of a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Jessica Flack describes the special challenges of applying collective computation to the understanding of complex biological systems.
Purvesh Khatri learned that by working with ‘messy’ clinical data sets, he could find genes that the human body expresses in response to diverse forms of a disease.
John Novembre explains how he uses genomic data to map human history.
Sharon Glotzer explains how emergence, entropy and order can all fit together.
Sylvia Serfaty explains why you don’t have to be a genius to become a mathematician.