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Students showcase their community engagement work

Cornell students shared their global experiences through posters April 15 at the 2019 Community Engagement Showcase.

Polka dot pattern upends superfluid hypothesis

Experiments conducted at low temperatures and in a confined space revealed that a surprising polka dot pattern spontaneously appeared in the superfluid helium-3.

Lecturer to examine the point of basic research

On April 24 particle physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed will examine the significance of performing basic research in his latest public talk as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large.

BOOM to showcase more student tech projects than ever

From robots playing video games to the next Uber competitor, cutting-edge technologies created by more than 200 students will be on display at BOOM 2019 on April 24, from 4-6 p.m. in the Duffield Hall atrium.

Irwin Jacobs to receive Distinguished Alumni Award

Engineer, entrepreneur, innovator and philanthropist Irwin Jacobs ’54, BEE ’56, will speak at Cornell and be presented with the second Cornell Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award on Monday, April 22, at 4 p.m. in 101 Phillips Hall Auditorium.

Energy Day unites students, researchers solving biggest challenges

Students, researchers and companies working to solve some of today’s biggest challenges in the energy industry gathered April 10 for the inaugural Cornell Energy Day.

Cassini’s last Titan flyby reveals deep methane lakes, Earth-like cycles

By examining data from the Cassini spacecraft’s last close encounter with Saturn’s moon Titan, scientists have found that its methane-filled lakes are up to 300 feet deep.

Study: Nearest exoplanets could host life

Cornell astronomers say that life already has survived the kind of fierce radiation found on such faraway planets as Proxima-B, 4.24 light years from Earth, and they have proof: you.

Probability expert Harry Kesten, Ph.D. ’58, dies at 87

Kesten is widely considered one of the most prolific and influential practitioners of probability theory, influencing engineering, computer science, ecology, economics and other fields.