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Wind turbines in Jaisalmer, located in the state of Rajasthan, which has the highest potential electricity generation in India, and is projected to experience the greatest declines in wind-power potential.

Photograph manx_in_the_world/iStock by Getty Images

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Diminishing winds may be a harbinger of further climate-change damage to come.

12.5.18

Harvey Mansfield on the cover of Harvard Magazine in 1999.

The Kenan professor of government’s story of a dissertation published 44 years after it was accepted. 

12.10.18

Angela Merkel

Photograph by 360b/Alamy Stock Photo

The German chancellor will deliver the Commencement address on May 30, 2019.

12.7.18

Wind turbines in Jaisalmer, located in the state of Rajasthan, which has the highest potential electricity generation in India, and is projected to experience the greatest declines in wind-power potential.

Photograph manx_in_the_world/iStock by Getty Images

Diminishing winds may be a harbinger of further climate-change damage to come.

12.5.18

A panoramic shot of the Advanced Cold Molecule Electron EDM, a device in the laboratory of Silsbee professor of physics John Doyle that is designed to make measurements of the quantum physical behavior of electrons so precise that the results could change understanding of the Standard Model of particle physics.
Photograph courtesy of John Doyle/Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics

Harvard thinks bigger about the odd realm of matter at the very smallest scale.

11.14.18

Harvard Medical School Shield

Foundation of Len Blavatnik, M.B.A. ’89, makes record pledge for basic and applied science.

11.8.18

David Reich

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Can advances in DNA sequencing help explain what makes us human? 

10.30.18

Rhodiola rosea

Photograph by Ideas_Studio/iStock

Research links a Rhodiola rosea extract to enhanced memory.

10.24.18

 Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

A Dumbarton Oaks exhibition connects “an enchanted past” to the human condition.

November-December 2018