Researchers are learning about a newly identified species of baleen whales, tracing sightings and sounds to learn that they stay mainly in tropical waters.
NYT ScienceOmura's whales, a newly identified species, largely live in tropical waters and don't migrate. Researchers are tracking them through sightings around the world, and by listening to records of their distinctive sounds.
Dr. Uhlenbeck helped pioneer geometric analysis, developing techniques now commonly used by many mathematicians.
NYT ScienceKaren Uhlenbeck, Abel Prize winner, "did things nobody thought about doing,” said Sun-Yung Alice Chang, a mathematician at Princeton, “and after she did, she laid the foundations of a branch of mathematics.”
NYT ScienceKaren Uhlenbeck helped pioneer a field known as geometric analysis, and she developed techniques now commonly used by many mathematicians. Today she has become the first woman to win the Abel Prize in mathematics.
NYT Science“I certainly very much felt I was a woman throughout my career. That is, I never felt like one of the guys.” — Karen Uhlenbeck, winner of the 2019 Abel Prize, mathematics’ equivalent of the Nobel.
Researchers combing through archives discovered that cigarette makers had applied their marketing wizardry to sweetened beverages and turned generations of children into loyal customers.
NYT ScienceHow Big Tobacco got American youth hooked on sugary drinks. A new study reveals how cigarette companies unleashed their marketing prowess on brands like Tang, Kool-Aid and Hawaiian Punch, and made them irresistible to kids.