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Physicist Jeff Gore of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology discusses the puzzle of high diversity in ecosystems, and how his background in physics has influenced his experimental approach to studying ecology.
Meghan Dhaliwal & Jennifer Hsu for Quanta Magazine
Carlos Gershenson explains how principles of adaptation and self-organization can help transportation systems beat traffic jams and other urban mobility problems.
Kirby Griffin & Jennifer Hsu for Quanta Magazine
Riehl talks about how higher category theory is like the viola, why she’s drawn to expository writing, and the responsibility mathematicians have to address social justice issues.
Philipp Ammon & Jennifer Hsu for Quanta Magazine
Claudia de Rham explains why gravity is so fundamental to our understanding of everything in the universe.
Reid Morth, Emily Buder, and Anna Aichinger for Quanta Magazine, with footage by Billy Collins, Kathy Kasic, and NASA
The microbial ecologist John Priscu of Montana State University discusses what led him to seek life beneath the barren, frozen wastes of Antarctica — and how his discoveries there are shaping the search for life on other worlds.
Rosem Morton & Jennifer Hsu for Quanta Magazine; NASA
Liz MacDonald discusses what more people should know about the auroras.
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