David Kaplan explains how the law of increasing entropy could drive random bits of matter into the stable, orderly structures of life.
Richard Lenski discusses how he has been surprised by evolution.
Michael Costanzo, a biologist at the University of Toronto and a lead author on the new study, explains why it’s important to understand how genes interact.
Helen Quinn has blazed a singular path from the early days of the Standard Model to the latest overhaul of science education in the United States.
In school or in life, Soni Midha wants her math students to be able to prove why something is correct.
Channa Comer teaches 6th-grade science. She focuses on engagement so kids will want to keep learning.
Students need a chance to fail at science to learn about its process, says Aaron Mathieu.
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.