Winter 2011 Radcliffe Magazine
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is a scholarly community where individuals pursue advanced work across a wide range of academic disciplines, professions, and creative arts. Within this broad purpose, the Radcliffe Institute sustains a continuing commitment to the study of women, gender, and society.
20 radcliffe magazine Winter 2011 STEALING Biomimetics pioneer Joanna Aizenberg ﬁnds continual inspiration at the Radcliffe Institute. BY MICHAEL PATRICK RUTTER THIS IMAGE, “Save our earth. Let’s go green,” was the winning entry of the 2010 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge, sponsored by the journal Science and the National Science Foundation. Taken through an electron microscope, the photo shows self-assembling polymers, which the team hopes to use to create more-energy- eﬃcient materials.