Science

Aerial survey of Girdi Dowlabakra.

Drone's-eye view

May 5, 2017

Most people see drones as a hobby, a fun toy for photographers and videographers, or maybe even the future of package delivery.

But Jason Ur sees them as an invaluable research tool.… Read more about Drone's-eye view

John Lithgow: An actor’s journey

The award-winning actor and Harvard Arts Medalist discusses his success on stage and screen, and at Harvard.

Social Science

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Harvard Campaign for Arts and Sciences

Arts and Humanities

Why weeping willows bend and poison ivy doesn’t

Using simple mathematical ideas, researchers from the Harvard constructed a framework that explains and quantifies the different shapes of plant stems.

Behind the art

Every year, the ornate chandeliers and checkered floors of the Lowell House dining hall witness a dramatic transformation, known well to local-dwellers yet practically undetectable to the outside world. As diners are quietly asked to finish their meals, and their tables and chairs hauled away, the room is swiftly reborn as a fully staged opera theater.

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