Fireflies, heart cells, clocks, and power grids all do it—they can spontaneously sync up, sending signals out in unison. For centuries, scientists have been perplexed by this self-organizing behavior, coming up with theories and experiments that make up the science of sync. "We want to learn how we can just tickle, or gently push, a system in the right direction to
set it back into a synced state," says Michael L. Roukes. Read more here
The recently held 2019 Linde Hall Inaugural Math Symposium lectures are now online!