David Kaplan explores the leading theories for the origin of life on our planet.
What’s a control? Channa Comer challenges her students to explain and work things out for themselves.
What can we learn from the best teachers on the front lines? To shine a spotlight on this linchpin of our education system, Quanta Magazine followed four master science and math teachers into their classrooms.
Peter and Rosemary Grant explain how our understanding of evolution has changed in their lifetimes.
Tracy Slatyer explains why she’s not disappointed when a mysterious cosmic signal turns out to be something other than dark matter.
Miranda Cheng explains what umbral moonshine is and how it might illuminate string theory.
Suchitra Sebastian talks about how extreme conditions can create unexpected quantum behavior.