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Headshot portraits of Harvard Law School students Anna Vande Velde and William Roberts

Harvard Law School students Anna Vande Velde and William Roberts
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Law School 


A Law School report offers the City of Boston recommendations for reform.


A close-up photograph of Jupiter, including its Great Red Spot

The persistence of a giant storm on Jupiter—the planet’s iconic red spot—has perplexed scientists for generations.

Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS

The gas giant’s storms could be driven by processes thousands of kilometers below the surface.

March-April 2021

An evocative illustration that incorporates musical notation into the familiar double helix of DNA

Illustration by Traci Daberko

Compact and persistent, DNA could one day compress all human knowledge into a 15-gallon drum.

March-April 2021

Photograph of Roxanne Guenette

Roxanne Guenette

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Seeking answers to science’s biggest questions

March-April 2021

Stephen Gray stands on city sidewalk with street car passing by on right

Photograph by Aaron Conway/aaconn studio

Back in his hometown: Stephen Gray in downtown Cincinnati

Stephen Gray pioneers equitable urban design.

March-April 2021

Portrait of Jeannie Suk Gersen, an elegantly dressed Korean American woman leaning against a stone archway.

Jeannie Suk Gersen

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Jeannie Suk Gersen on the law, trauma, and “the rhetoric of believing”

March-April 2021

Photograph of a stout middle-aged woman seated at her desk, writing

Bryant at work, captured in an undated photograph.

Image courtesy of the Museum of Comparative Zoology/Harvard University

Brief life of an underappreciated arachnologist

March-April 2021

Purple spruce cones

Photograph by William (Ned) Friedman

Re-engaging with nature alongside the director of the Arnold Arboretum

March-April 2021

A Zoom screen shot shows guest speaker Isabel Wilkerson, interviewer Don Lemon, and Harvard professor David R. Williams

Isabel Wilkerson, Don Lemon, and Norman professor of public health David R. Williams.
Photograph by Lydialyle Gibson; edited by Niko Yaitanes. 

Author Isabel Wilkerson kicks off a Harvard speaker series on storytelling and public health.