“Pixel Approximate Entropy” quantifies visual complexity by providing a score that automatically identifies difficult charts. The technique could help users in emergency settings to read data at a glance and make better decisions faster.
Brian Metzger, an associate professor of astrophysics, has won the Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize for pioneering predictions of the electromagnetic signal from a neutron star merger, and for leadership in the emerging field of multi-messenger astronomy.
Theoretical astrophysicist Brian Metzger of Columbia University is the recipient of a $100,000 “New Horizons in Physics” Breakthrough Prize, an award reserved for early-career researchers, for his work.
Peter Kelemen, a geologist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, is studying whether deep-earth rocks in Oman could help humanity offset some of its carbon emissions.
Yuste, the director of the Neuro Technology Center and co-director of the Kavli Institute of Brain Science, has pioneered the development and application of optical methods to understand how neural circuits in the cerebral cortex work.