Juna Kollmeier , former Junior Visiting Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, wants to understand the substance of the universe: What forms space structures like galaxies, supermassive black holes, and the intergalactic medium that fills the gaps between galaxies? “On every physical scale...
“We can’t remove all risks, and life is always about tradeoffs,” said Barnaby Marsh , Visitor in the Program in Interdisciplinary Studies. "What’s important is that you understand the reality of the risks you’re taking.” Read more about probability, luck, and risk at ...
“Statistics is a way of analyzing data and discovering the inner hidden secrets being concealed by the data,” says Donald Richards , former Member in the School of Mathematics. “Can we find patterns that tell us that climate change is underway? Can we find...
Ann Finkbeiner of Nature reviews Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters (Liveright, 2018) by Freeman Dyson , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, writing: “Dyson notices everything. He describes Americans’ friendliness as a result of their inattention to the...