August 26, 2022
What does it mean to be a human in a world that's dominated by science and technology—and in a universe in which we might not be alone? With the advancement of observational technology—for instance, the new James Webb...
August 19, 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 12, 2022
In this episode of the Harvard Horizons podcast, Braganza explains how the secret letters of Mary, Queen of Scots, written in code, upend our notions of the doomed royal as a woman with no agency, swept under by a powerful leader and the currents of history.
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.
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.”
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 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.
June 8, 2022
Sydney Stotter, who graduated from GSAS last May with a master’s degree in regional studies, looks at historical memory politics in Russia. Her thesis, “Childhood Under Siege: The Evolution of World War II Education in Russian Memory Politics,” focuses on the way that politicians try to form narratives about history for their own political purposes.