A Q&A with science Professor Lisa Randall, author of a new book explaining the significance of the Higgs boson, and why its discovery matters.
Blunders by otherwise great scientists took center stage at the Barker Center on Sept. 25 when a faculty panel posed questions to Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute Senior Astrophysicist Mario Livio about his latest book on the subject.
As research funding dwindles, scientists need to rethink their methods for supporting the most promising projects, and how they communicate their work to the public, Nobel Prize–winning geneticist Paul Nurse told an audience of Harvard scientists.
With a bitter national election fading in the rearview mirror, Harvard scholars look ahead and strike an optimistic chord, suggesting the nation can meet the many serious challenges facing it.
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is launching a new video series, called "Harvard's Great Teachers," which will highlight Harvard’s world-class faculty and offer a sampling of the exciting and innovative teaching experienced by Harvard students.
A preview of Harvard University's "Great Teachers" series which will be launched in March of 2012.
Harvard physicist Lisa Randall helped to develop an offbeat new show at the Carpenter Center that explores the concept of size, through scientific and artistic lenses
Ten of Harvard’s great minds gathered at Sanders Theatre on Thursday (Feb. 17) for the second annual Harvard Thinks Big, a student-organized discussion in which 10 speakers each took 10 minutes to explore a topic near and dear to their hearts.
The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, recently elected eight new members from Harvard into this year’s class of scholars.
Harvard physicist Cumrun Vafa tells scientists at the Large Hadron Collider that the discovery of a predicted, long-lived particle during research there would be the first experimental confirmation of string theory.
Harvard physicist Lisa Randall is taking Paris’ opera-going public to the fifth dimension this month, working with a composer and artist to present an ...
Harvard physicist Lisa Randall is taking Paris’ operagoing public to the fifth dimension this month, working with a composer and artist to present an opera that incorporates Randall’s theories about extra dimensions of space.
Eight Harvard faculty members this week were elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing ...
Five prominent Harvard scientists illuminated the cutting edge of Harvard science, predicting new treatments for old diseases, describing new ways to think ...