The expensive simplicity of Daniel Spielman’s mathematics
A mathematician and a computer scientist, Mohan R and Ramanujam R, help us make sense of the fascinating mathematics of Daniel Spielman, a name that turns heads in the math world today.
Disentangling the quantum revolution
Jayanth Vyasanakere and Murthy OVSN help make sense of the hype around quantum computation by highlighting the tumultuous and spooky past of quantum mechanics.
How AlphaFold helps solve one of the foremost challenges in biology today
An experimental biologist and a computational biologist, Ananya Mukherjee and Shweta Ramdas, get together to discuss the new Artificial Intelligence system that can predict the structure of proteins, and its potential relevance to their own work.
Phase transitions: The magic and physics of a living cell
A physicist (Kripa Gowrishankar) and a biologist (Sravanti Uppaluri) help us understand a fundamental discovery that has brought on a new paradigm of thinking about how cells organise themselves.
Waking up to Narcolepsy
Antara Das delves into the mechanism behind a sleep disorder, a scientific discovery that just won the Breakthrough Prize, one of the biggest science prizes in the world.