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Stanford Statisticians Tackle COVID-19

This stories series presents three studies in the Department of Statistics addressing the coronavirus outbreak using different approaches: tracking genetic mutations in the coronavirus, developing a more practical approach to predictive modelling, and designing clinical trials of promising new treatments.

Lab dropper putting liquid into vials

Is our universe one of many?

This five-part series tells the story of how theoretical physicists at Stanford helped develop the String Theory Landscape – and in the process sparked a fierce and still ongoing debate about what science is and what it should be.

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Eric Nyquist

The String Theory Landscape

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Eric Nyquist

A cosmic symphony of vibrating strings

Read more about The fractal universe

Eric Nyquist

The fractal universe

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Eric Nyquist

Lambda leads the way

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Eric Nyquist

Exploring the landscape