David Kaplan explains how the search for hidden symmetries leads to discoveries like the Higgs boson.
Federico Ardila on the joys and challenges of teaching math and helping students find their mathematical voice.
Rebecca Goldin explains why quantitative literacy is so important.
Nigel Goldenfeld explains how condensed matter physics provides insights into the collective state of early life on Earth.
Neil Johnson on the physics of collective human behavior.
Jay Pasachoff explains what scientists can learn during a total solar eclipse.
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.