Persistent questioning of knowledge takes a toll

It can be demoralizing for a person to work in a climate of repetitive skepticism and doubt about what they know, a new study shows. 

New book gives insider’s view of cosmic search for life

Clues about life on exoplanets could be as strange as a bioluminescent glow or a rainbow hue, astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger describes in her new book, “Alien Earths: The New Science of Planet Hunting in the Cosmos.” 

Architectural-art installation takes center stage at Coachella

“Monarchs: A House in Six Parts,” a towering architectural-art installation designed by Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic, assistant professors of architecture, is featured at this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

‘A place at the table’: Exploring free expression through dance

Student-artists will reimagine the Kiplinger Theater in a work titled “This table has been a house in the rain,” through choreography and improvisation, innovative staging and ties to other art forms.

The Klezmatics to play in Cornell Concert Series April 13

The Klezmatics’ music is steeped in Eastern European Jewish tradition and spirituality, while also incorporating contemporary themes such as human rights and antifundamentalism, and eclectic musical influences — from jazz and punk to Arab, African, Latin and Balkan rhythms.

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Soup & Hope speaker series inspires with stories of perseverance

Celebrating its 17th year at Cornell, the 2024 Soup & Hope speaker series returned to Sage Chapel with stories of great struggles and great accomplishments.

Film set in Schwartz Center: A pop-up laboratory for building worlds

Throughout spring 2024, a set installed on the Kiplinger Theatre stage for the short film “Remembering Colin Stall" doubled as an experimental zone for film and theater technology classes.

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Two seniors chosen as fellows by Carnegie Endowment

McKenzie Carrier ’24 and Margot Treadwell, ’24 will spend next year conducting research with the organization in Washington, D.C.

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Major new telescope structure completed in Germany

The newly assembled Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope, nearly the size of a five-story building, was unveiled April 4 at an event in Xanten, Germany, attended by numerous German municipal officials – as well as Fred Young, himself.