The observation of gravitational waves earned the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics, and it marked a triumph for scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO. Among them was Lisa Barsotti, a physicist who has dedicated her career to the search for and study of gravitational waves.
Denworth’s hour-long talk took the audience on a journey through the history of the scientific study of friendship, how we’ve come to appreciate its evolutionary and biological importance over time, and how to nurture these valuable relationships in our own lives.
Former fellows Pakinam Amer, Magnus Bjerg, and Jeff DelViscio were part of a team that used artificial intelligence to conjure a tragic alternate history of the Apollo 11 moon mission.
Sonali Prasad understands well how seismic forces can shape social and physical landscapes. Now she wants to tell these stories through art and performance.
Fiscutean, a science and technology writer, is drawn to stories about people “building things out of thin air.” The best stories, she says, are not about “a person that has everything and creates everything, but [about] a person who has nothing, and manages to do something.”
“Most medical journals don’t have the resources or the luxury of having full-time editorial staff,” said John Jarcho, deputy editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), during an event hosted by the Knight Science Journalism program in November. But NEJM is not most medical journals.