The show builds on Levin's world-renowned account of the search for gravitational waves as evidence of a rare event: a collision of black holes that occurred more than a billion years ago.

Barnard College was awarded a second Beckman Scholars Award to support student research in biology, chemistry, and neuroscience and behavior.

Beilock’s research and simple tools can be widely applied by students, professionals, and parents alike.

Illustration by Gracia Lam

Photos by Will Mebane

Photos courtesy of Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Photo by Will Mebane