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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution
Harvard Square

‘It’s Beautiful. It’s Wrong’: Physicist Lee Smolin Discusses ‘Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution’ in Talk

Theoretical physicist Lee Smolin explained the incomplete nature of quantum theory before a packed lecture hall in the Science Center on Wednesday evening, discussing his newest book, “Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum.”

Whales Lecture
Social Sciences Division

Students and Faculty Flock to Discussion on the Relationship Between Humans and Whales

Graduate students, professors, and whale enthusiasts gathered to hear Brown University Professor Bathsheba Demuth discuss the history and ethics of humanity’s relationship with whales Wednesday at the Center for Government and International Studies.

Jessica Cundiff
On Campus

Jessica Cundiff

Since February 2001, Jessica Cundiff has worked as a Curatorial Associate in the Verterbrae Paleontology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, working on projects including a collection renovation, a website redesign, and the digitization of collections data.

Christopher W. Stubbs
Science

Christopher W. Stubbs

Christopher W. Stubbs, the Dean of Science, teaches in the physics and astronomy departments.

Christopher W. Stubbs
FAS

Sciences Dean Stubbs Hopes to Improve Division's Gen-Ed Offerings

Dean of Science Christopher W. Stubbs said in an interview on Friday that he hopes to help members of his division develop and improve their General Education offerings in the coming year.

University Hall
Science

Harvard Professor Wins Biomedical Science Award

Rockefeller University named Harvard Chemistry Professor Xiaowei Zhuang as the 2019 recipient of the Pearl Meister Greengard Prize — an international award celebrating women in biomedical science.

Einstein Book Talk
Books

Physicist Sylvester J. Gates, Jr. Discusses History of Relativity At Harvard

The conversation — which was moderated by Harvard physics graduate student Delilah E. A. Gates — promoted the book “Proving Einstein Right,” co-authored by Sylvester Gates and novelist Cathie Pelletier.

Fabulous Fungus Fair
On Campus

Fabulous Fungus Fair

The Fabulous Fungus Fair, led by Harvard students, features a variety of museum collections, displays, and activities surrounding mushrooms, yeasts, and molds.

Fabulous Fungus Fair 1
On Campus

Fabulous Fungus Fair 1

Elizabeth U. Keeley explains a possible connection between a fungus known to cause delirium and the Salem Witch Trials.

Lab Grown Meat
FAS

Harvard Scientists Make Lab-Grown Meat Breakthrough

Harvard scientists have engineered a structural innovation in lab-grown meat that gives it a more palatable, realistic texture, according to a paper published in Science of Food last week.

Telescope Protests Event
Science

Harvard Groups Host Discussion of Controversial Hawaii Telescope Project

More than 50 people gathered Monday evening to discuss ongoing protests against the proposed construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on the Mauna Kea summit of Hawaii’s Big Island.

Broad Institute
Science

Broad Institute

Scientists at the Broad Institute in Kendall Square have made advances in gene-editing technology in recent years.

Computational Justice
Harvard Law School

Researchers Discuss Technology and Social Justice at Harvard Law School

​​​​​​​Two researchers discussed the potential for innovations in the use of artificial intelligence and digital phenotyping to advance social justice causes at a Harvard Law School panel Friday.

SEAS Progress
Student Groups

SEAS Students Conflicted About Allston Expansion

As the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences prepares to expand into the new Science and Engineering Complex in Allston — which is slated to open in June 2020 — current and prospective SEAS concentrators are largely conflicted about the expansion.

Roy G. Gordon
Sciences Division

Harvard Professors Win International Award for Renewable Energy Research

Chemistry Professor Ray G. Gordon ‘61 and Materials and Energy Technologies Professor Michael J. Aziz received an award earlier this month for their work to create an innovative battery to store wind and solar energy.

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