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Cornell is leading a $77 million effort, beginning April 1, to upgrade the CMS particle detector at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.

To better predict volcanic activity, Cornell geologists have proposed a new system to discern the stages of a volcano’s unrest – as seen from perceptive satellites.

Cornell will have connections to three of this year’s eight winners of 51 Pegasi b Fellowships in Planetary Astronomy. Two are coming to Ithaca for three years of postdoctoral work; another is a recent Cornell graduate.

Cornell astronomers have created five models representing key points from our planet’s evolution to use as spectral templates in the hunt for Earth-like planets.

A Cornell-led collaboration has created a model simulator from overlapping ultrathin monolayers and have used it to map a longstanding conundrum in physics.

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of astronomy, hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists with his first book for young children, “Child of the Universe.”

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Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of astronomy, hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists with his first book for young children, “Child of the Universe.”

Faculty members are developing innovative solutions as they prepare for the shift to online instruction April 6.

A collaboration led by Lawrence Bonassar developed a two-step technique to repair herniated discs so they maintain mechanical function and won’t collapse or deteriorate.