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Small universe, big glass

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Leading cosmologist Wendy Freedman trains a telescopic lens on the biggest questions in the universe.

The urban wild

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Zachary Cannon, AM’99, became attuned to the natural world all around him in Chicago’s urban landscape.

More than meets the eye

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From our print archive: Although the eye is vision’s front door, the brain creates perception. Researchers want to reveal how the mind translates light into visual experience.

Urchin business

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Retiring professor Michael LaBarbera’s Invertebrate Biology class concludes with a view of an “alien landscape.”

Heal thyself

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The president of the American College of Cardiology advocates a plant-based diet as part of shifting heart disease treatment from “event” to “prevent” focused.

A sense of mortality

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Underappreciated—but, it turns out, important—the olfactory system issues an SOS.

Hologram reflection

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UChicago astrophysicist Craig Hogan tests the digital nature of space.

Nuclear tide

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Scientists have been at sea about how to extract uranium from the oceans, but a PhD student’s method shows promise.

Space time

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Two decades of planning by the Fermi Institute’s Tom Economou culminate in a comet landing.

Fabric of the universe

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Art and science join forces to imagine the unknown.

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