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Cornell receives nearly $3.5M in federal push for quantum information research

Four Cornell researchers have received grants from the U.S. Department of Energy as part of a $218 million federal push to advance quantum information science.

Arts & Sciences dean receives physics outreach medal

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of Arts and Sciences and professor of astronomy, has been awarded the 2018 Dwight Nicholson Medal for Outreach by the American Physical Society.

Air Force Young Investigator Award funds study of waves, topology

With a a three-year, $450,000 Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Francesco Monticone will develop and study exotic materials.

Defense spending bill extends Air Force research partnership with CHESS

The $674 billion Defense Appropriations bill signed into law recently includes $8 million to CHESS, to extend a 10-year partnership with the Air Force Research Lab.

Digital agriculture initiative to tackle food security challenges

In response to the call to action for feeding an ever-growing global population, the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture is taking a multidisciplinary approach to the complex challenge. 

Doctoral student applies physics modeling to voting of SCOTUS ‘Super Court’

Imagine a 'Super Court' comprising all 36 Supreme Court justices from 1946 to 2016. Doctoral student Eddie Lee did just that, and found stability and consensus are constants.

Latest Cornell dot features a new cancer weapon: antibodies

Ultrasmall Cornell dots armed with antibodies are another weapon in the fight against cancer, says Uli Wiesner, professor of materials science and engineering.

FastTrack paves path for physical science, engineering startups

FastTrack Startup License, a program run by the Center for Technology Licensing at Cornell, is expected to smooth the path to commercialization for entrepreneurs in engineering and physical sciences.

Caltech earthquake expert to lecture Oct. 11 and 12

Seismologist Lucile M. Jones will address global trends in risk reduction for natural disasters Oct. 11.