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Loeb said in an interview Monday that one of Breakthrough Starshot’s greatest challenges is designing a lightweight spacecraft that can travel at a fifth of the speed of light.
Computer Science 50 led course enrollment numbers with 724 undergraduates, according to data from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences registrar’s office Thursday.
Unlike CS50, however, basic coding knowledge and an online application were both required to enroll in Malan’s latest offering.
Hundreds of faculty and students crowded into Science Center Hall D this week to hear a Princeton University computer science professor limn the secrets of machine learning.
The distaste is mutual. Harvard faculty don’t want to work for Trump—and the administration likely doesn’t want to elevate academic elites.
They’re known on campus as committee kids—the students whose names appear time and time again on the rosters of Harvard’s student committees. But some charge the committee kids do not accurately represent the College's student body.
Harvard researchers—using zebrafish and frog embryos as models—have traced the process by which a single cell builds a complete organism.
Harvard researchers have combined two atoms for the first time to form a single dipolar molecule with unique properties.
Researchers from Harvard, MIT, and the University of Cambridge have found that sulfur compounds in the early earth’s atmosphere may have contributed to the origins of life.
Harvard’s Math Department has hired a woman as a senior professor for the second time in its history, ending a six-year streak in which the department boasted not a single woman of that rank.
Assistant Physics professor Cora Dvorkin was named the 2018 Harvard Scientist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations last month.
Chemistry Professor Alán Aspuru-Guzik will leave Harvard to join the faculty of the University of Toronto this summer.
Bloxham, who studies how planets generate magnetic fields, was first appointed FAS divisional dean for physical sciences in Aug. 2006.
Hawking, who died last Wednesday at the age of 76, was a renowned English theoretical physicist and cosmologist.
Several new junior faculty members have recently joined the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, according to Department Chair John H. Shaw.