Why did polymath Joris Hoefnagel, in the midst of the Dutch Revolt, produce an illustrated volume of hundreds of insects?
We need to understand . . . ways that people survive, strive, and act within humanitarian spaces.
General Relativity is half of the picture, and to my taste the more beautiful half.
Writing the paper on Landau damping was one of the most intense experiences of my professional life: for three months in a row, we kept unlocking seemingly untractable obstacles on a weekly basis.