When rains fell on the arid Atacama Desert, it was reasonable to expect floral blooms to follow. Instead, the water brought death, according to an international team of planetary astrobiologists.
To help robots understand human language when navigating, researchers divided their task into two separate stages: first, interpreting the language in a command and mapping out a path; and then executing the trip.
The Carl Sagan Institute is honoring Carl Sagan's 84th birthday by releasing a “lost” lecture Sagan delivered in 1994 at the symposium in honor.
Faculty members discussed “Celebrating 150 Years of Ezra Cornell’s Promise: Reflections on What ‘…Any Person …Any Study’ Means” Oct. 30.
The Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy’s “Infrastructure and Technology” event Oct. 29 drew experts looking at the future of cities.
Ray Jayawardhana shared his enthusiasm for astronomy’s “extraordinary age of discovery” with Cornell’s Trustee Council in a keynote address at its Annual Meeting Nov. 2.
Three neuroscientists discussed brain science at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium Sept. 27.
Eight faculty members have received Stephen H. Weiss Awards for excellence in their teaching of undergraduate students and contributions to undergraduate education.
Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences approved a new undergraduate curriculum for students. Plans will soon be underway to implement it.