Simulations of giant, hot gas clouds and black hole binaries by Kohei Inayoshi of the Simons Society of Fellows offer insight into a key cosmological mystery.
Chris Hayward, a theoretical astrophysicist at the Center for Computational Astrophysics, develops state-of-the-art computer simulations, which inspired visualizations featured in Terrence Malick’s Imax film Voyage of Time.
Hidden in the color of birds and their mating choices, says Rafael Maia of the Simons Society of Fellows, is information that can help elucidate the evolution of complex behaviors.
A research site in the Pacific that is essential to the Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology makes its mark on microbial oceanography.
How does the intense desire to know take shape in the brain? Simons Society Junior Fellow Jennifer Bussell is designing experiments to study that question.
Several investigators for the Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain discuss current thinking on a range of topics, including neural circuitry and theoretical principles of memory.
Rather than rely on computational approximations, Ben Harrop-Griffiths of the Simons Society of Fellows uses a specific type of differential equation to understand the complex dynamics of waves.
Aditi Sheshadri of the Simons Society of Fellows looks at the fluid dynamics of the polar vortices and how they shape weather and climate
Boris Leistedt of the Simons Society of Fellows blends statistics and cosmology to grapple with the nature of dark matter and dark energy.
The human tendency to wander, mingle and mate has left its marks on our DNA. Geneticist David Reich is uncovering those clues in order to determine how our ancestors moved across continents.