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Daniel Leonard

Daniel Leonard

Daniel Leonard recently obtained his joint degree in the History of Science and Philosophy from Harvard University. While an undergrad, he wrote for The Harvard Crimson, freelanced for Grunge.com, and started a small YouTube channel called The Young Futurist. Daniel loves studying the intersection between technology and society in the human past, present, and future. Naturally, he’s a big fan of science fiction — movies in particular.

July 27, 2022

Manhattan’s East Village is home to a neighborhood known as “Little Ukraine.” We sought to learn more about Ukrainian culture by visiting the neighborhood’s central museum

May 23, 2022

In January, an underwater volcano in Tonga produced the biggest eruption the world has seen in decades. Why was the blast so intense?

March 4, 2022

Quantum computing will break data encryption as we know it. These mathematicians are racing to find a solution

February 10, 2022

The universe is probably heading towards a “Big Freeze.” Here’s what that means, and why it’s way too early to worry

February 2, 2022

Researchers already know how to clone human embryos. Bringing those embryos to term is another problem entirely

November 15, 2021

Researchers have put forward a “universal formula for egg shape” — but is this discovery all it’s cracked up to be?

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