Quantum Shorts Contest

The Harvard Quantum Initiative Blog is running a contest for students who are interested in quantum science! See below for more information and potentially win a trip to tour Harvard’s research facilities. HQI Blog: HQI Blog is a website run by graduate students in the Harvard Quantum Initiative (HQI). We are passionate about sharing our interest and knowledge in quantum science to the broader public … Continue reading Quantum Shorts Contest

A New Way to Beat the Heat: Scientists Develop an ‘Elastocaloric’ Cooling Device 

by Brittany Linnfigures by Swathy Karamchedu To escape the oppressive summer heat, many of us seek the cool retreat of air-conditioned shopping centers, movie theaters, and public buildings; however, traditional air-conditioning systems are not without environmental consequences. Climate change awareness has inspired numerous laws and regulations to phase out chemicals produced by air-conditioning systems that contribute to climate change. Liquid refrigerants, such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) … Continue reading A New Way to Beat the Heat: Scientists Develop an ‘Elastocaloric’ Cooling Device 

A Sky Full of Data: Weather forecasting in the age of AI

by Rosella (Qian-Ze) Zhufigures by MacKenzie Mauger Have you ever meticulously planned a holiday around some pleasant weather, according to the weather forecasts, only to find yourself caught in relentless rain throughout your vacation? The challenge of predicting weather, with its inherent unpredictability, extends beyond mere inconvenience; it’s crucial for ensuring safety in scenarios like driving in heavy rain, avoiding areas prone to wildfires, or … Continue reading A Sky Full of Data: Weather forecasting in the age of AI

Seminar 12/6: From Chatbots to Carebots

From Chatbots to Carebots: Large Language Models in Modern Medicine by Shreya Johri Join us in Northwest B103 on 12/6/23 at 7PM EST! Seminar is open to all interested and free! If you can’t make it in person catch the livestream here. From old-time home remedies to sophisticated surgeries, the way we treat illnesses has undergone a remarkable transformation over centuries. And now, the medical … Continue reading Seminar 12/6: From Chatbots to Carebots