Quanta Magazineflipped into PhysicsSupernovae Supercomputer Simulations Reveal the Power Inside a Supernova Quanta Magazine - Thomas Lewton Three-dimensional supernova simulations have solved the mystery of why they explode at all. In 1987, a giant star exploded right next to our own Milky …

Quanta Magazineflipped into BiologyDNA Plant Cells of Different Species Can Swap Organelles Quanta Magazine - Viviane Callier In grafted plants, shrunken chloroplasts can jump between species by slipping through unexpected gateways in cells walls. More than a decade ago, …

Quanta Magazineflipped into MathematicsNASA The NASA Engineer Who’s a Mathematician at Heart Quanta Magazine - Susan D'Agostino Christine Darden worked at NASA for 40 years, helping make supersonic planes quieter and forging a path for women to follow in her footsteps.

Quanta Magazineflipped into Top StoriesMathematics Mathematicians Probe Unsolved Hilbert Polynomial Problem Quanta Magazine - Stephen Ornes Long considered solved, David Hilbert’s question about seventh-degree polynomials is leading researchers to a new web of mathematical …

Quanta Magazineflipped into PhysicsPhysics Quanta Magazine Quanta Magazine - Claudia Dreifus Frank Wilczek has been at the forefront of theoretical physics for the past 50 years. He talks about winning the Nobel Prize for work he did as a …

Quanta Magazineflipped into BiologyHarvard The Curious Strength of a Sea Sponge’s Glass Skeleton Quanta Magazine - Elena Renken A glass sponge found deep in the Pacific shows a remarkable ability to withstand compression and bending, on top of the sponge’s other unusual …