3 takes on dealing with uncertainty

In these volatile times, three Harvard professors share insights from their fields on how to handle uncertainty.

Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite and Juan Siliezar • harvard
July 10, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: astronomy neuroscience psychology fas radcliffe-institute-for-advanced-study juan-siliezar health-medicine alyssa-goodman comparative-literature elizabeth-phelps german john-hamilton manisha-aggarwal-schifellite

Largest gaseous structure ever seen in our galaxy is discovered

Astronomers at Harvard have discovered a monolithic, wave-shaped gaseous structure — the largest ever seen in our galaxy — and dubbed it the “Radcliffe Wave."

Mary Todd Bergman • harvard
Jan. 7, 2020 ~9 min

Tags:  science-technology  physics  radcliffe-institute-for-advanced-study  goulds-belt  alyssa-goodman  astrophysical-journal  milky-way-galaxy  radcliffe-wave  worldwide-telescope

A trio of Harvard astronomers reflect on the impact of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, then and now

A trio of Harvard astronomers reflect on the impact of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, then and now.

Alvin Powell • harvard
July 18, 2019 ~6 min

Tags:  science-technology  radcliffe-institute-for-advanced-study  harvard-smithsonian-center-for-astrophysics  alvin-powell  alyssa-goodman  50th-anniversary  apollo-11  dimitar-sasselov  irwin-shapiro  moon-landing  origins-of-life-initiative

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