Exercise more, lose weight, spend less money, learn a new skill – these common New Year’s resolutions can be hard to keep. That’s why Stanford researchers have looked at how to positively change one’s lifestyle. Here are some of their findings.
Some of the most important discoveries come not from plowing ahead, but instead from stepping back to gain a fresh perspective, whether that means revisiting old assumptions or seeking a new lens outside one’s academic field.
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.