When Anna Krylov saw the initial program for a leading international conference in quantum chemistry to take place next year in Beijing, China, she sighed. She was disappointed, but not surprised.
The list of 24 invited… more>
Although Naomi Levine has taken 20 cruises off Bermuda, she spent no time lounging by the pool. These were research trips she took as a doctoral student to collect microscopic organisms such as photoplankton and bacteria. Her… more>
Fourth-grader Zakar Martin cut a lemon in half. He pushed a nail into the squishy side of one half and a penny into the other half of the fruit’s pulpy side. Then he clamped one end of a wire to the copper penny and the… more>
Nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs) are difficult mathematical problems to study.
Notice it didn’t say "solve."
Ph.D. students researching nonlinear PDEs aren't looking for solutions. They're analyzing the… more>