Sangeeta Bhatia’s research draws on biological and medical sciences, and engineering. Photo illustration: Len Rubenstein

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Nergis Mavalvala aims to detect gravitational waves, which are so aloof they've dodged efforts to track them down for a century. Photo: Len Rubenstein

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Nergis Mavalvala aims to detect gravitational waves, which are so aloof they’ve dodged efforts to track them down for a century.

Yogesh Surendranath says there are big questions to answer on the way to a renewable energy economy. Photo: Len Rubenstein

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Ramesh Raskar, who as a child wished for eyes in the back of his head, invents a camera that can see around corners. Photo: Len Rubenstein

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Ramesh Raskar, who as a child wished for eyes in the back of his head, invents a camera that can see around corners.

John Fernández: At the forefront of urban sustainability, an emerging field that explores a city’s economy and ecology. Len Rubenstein

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John Fernández is at the forefront of urban sustainability, an emerging field that explores a city’s economy and ecology.