David Kaplan explores one of the biggest mysteries in physics: the apparent contradiction between general relativity and quantum mechanics.
Frank Wilczek discusses the work that led to his Nobel and the inherent beauty of physical law.
For mathematicians and computer scientists, 2020 was full of discipline-spanning discoveries and celebrations of creativity.
Catherine Dulac of Harvard University discusses the roots of “male” and “female” parenting behaviors in mammalian brains.
Jelani Nelson explains how his streaming algorithms answer questions about big data without having to remember everything they’ve seen.
Bryna Kra explains how to describe complex systems in symbols.