Historian Maya Jasanoff says fiction can capture the subjective experience of the past.
New gateways into the humanities for students “still fully molten as human beings”
Ink and papyrus dating are consistent with an ancient origin.
At Harvard, Dava Sobel discusses the conversation that convinced Copernicus to publish his lifework.
A special exhibit showcases the history of anatomy and dissection.
Historian of science Sophia Roosth on resurrecting extinct species.
Through cat telephones and electronic dance music, scholars discuss the physical basis of sound.
Sarah Richardson presents a history of the sex chromosomes in science and culture.
Advanced Leadership fellows’ projects promote job training, better writing, mental-health care, and more
“Out of ratio” weapons are essentially ungovernable.
MGH’s resident mummy undergoes restoration and a medical exam.
Two Harvard classics professors create the first Virgil Encyclopedia in English.
A literary critic on the Great American Novel