A 2012 Scientific American article, “The Winters of Our Discontent,” by professor Chuck Greene has enjoyed a wintry revival.
Astronomers have found that the Cornell-discovered fast radio burst FRB 121102 – from 3 billion light years away – passes through magnetized plasma, causing the cosmic blasts to “shout and twist.”
In two new papers, Cornell researchers find several insights into the topography of Saturn's moon, Titan.
A group led by physics professors Paul McEuen and Itai Cohen has made nanometer-scale machines from graphene and glass, which could be used for sensing, interfacing with electronics and more.
Researchers from Cornell and Stanford find that introductory physics labs as currently structured don't help students learn physics.
In an example of cross-campus collaboration, a group led by Minglin Ma has developed a unique implant for controlling type 1 diabetes, which affects more than 1 million Americans.
Mathematician Steve Strogatz posits an answer to an understood but unexplained medical phenomena: The incubation periods of many diseases follow a similar "lognormal" pattern.
Using multi-photon microscopy developed at Cornell, a group led by Nozomi Nishimura has shown the ability to produce detailed, 3-D images of atherosclerotic plaque.
Astronomer Steve Squyres is the principal investigator for the proposed space mission CAESAR, which would collect and return part of a comet.