August 12, 2022
In this episode of the Harvard Horizons podcast, PhD student Nicolò Foppiani asks whether the "sterile neutrino" exists and whether it could explain one of the greatest mysteries in astrophysics: the source of dark matter.
August 5, 2022
In this episode of the Harvard Horizons podcast, PhD student Chika Okafor explores the dramatic effect that electoral politics have on the sentences DAs seek in criminal cases.
August 5, 2022
If the only economic data you had access to was the number of jobs created each month—a whopping 528,000 in July 2022—you’d think the US was in the midst of a historic boom. If the only data you saw was the quarterly change in gross domestic product...
July 29, 2022
In this episode of the Harvard Horizons podcast, recent PhD graduate Hannah Cohen sheds light on the work of these craftspeople through a look at one of the century's most arresting works of art: Shibboleth , an installation that involved cracking the foundation of London's massive Tate Modern museum.
July 25, 2022
In this Harvard Horizons presentation, Harvard University PhD student Harry Won describes a new approach to treating tuberculosis: by targeting and destroying critical parts of TB’s cellular “machine.”
July 22, 2022
When you are writing a short class paper, there is seldom enough time to get heavily invested in the details. It usually seems that by the time you have figured out exactly what you’re doing, the deadline is already looming...
June 27, 2022
Are there Earth-like worlds that could support life? In search of an answer to that question, Harvard PhD student Juliana García-Mejía created a new instrument to search the heavens.
June 24, 2022
As a PhD student, I dipped my toe into science journalism. From completing a science journalism fellowship to then freelancing for news outlets, I was tasked with telling a broad readership about the latest advances in science. Let...
June 17, 2022
Tufts University sociologist Natasha Warikoo, PhD ’05, on tensions between white and Asian immigrant families over public education in a wealthy suburb.
June 15, 2022
Laura Lewis, PhD ’22, works with chimpanzees and bonobos in zoos and sanctuaries worldwide to study how they interact with their social environments. By tracking eye-movement—an innovative and non-invasive method of study—she explores the ways in which primates attend to one another.