David Kaplan explores the leading theories for the origin of life on our planet.
The Stanford mathematician Tadashi Tokieda demonstrates one of his physics “toys”: the curious higher and lower notes you hear when tapping a coffee mug with a spoon.
Valeria Pettorino discusses the prospects of learning about dark energy with the Euclid satellite.
Stem cell researcher Renee Reijo Pera of Montana State University explains how the timing of developmental events in the early embryo can subtly affect health many years later.
Tomas Bohr explains the significance of the double-slit experiment in exposing the weirdness of the quantum world.
Rosaly Lopes explains why it’s worth exploring the huge variety of volcanoes on other worlds.