After a distant star’s explosive death, a black hole or neutron star was the likely source of repeated energetic flares observed over several months, something astronomers had never seen before, a Cornell-led team reported Nov. 15 in Nature.
Louis Hand, professor emeritus of physics, who dedicated more than 40 years to the Cornell community as a professor in the Department of Physics, in the College of Arts and Sciences, died Oct. 30. He was 90.
Cornell chemists have developed a technique that allows them to image polymerization catalysis reactions at single-monomer resolution, key in discovering the molecular composition of a synthetic polymer.
A special type of cell, called an osteocyte, may hold the key to some of the mysteries of osteoporosis. A research group led by Karl Lewis, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is studying osteocytes in unique new ways.
Twenty-five faculty and academic staff from nine Cornell colleges and units are Engaged Faculty Fellows for the 2023-24 academic year, with projects dedicated to advancing community-engaged learning at Cornell and within their respective fields.
A Cornell analysis finds telescopes could better detect potential chemical signatures of life in an Earth-like exoplanet that more closely resembles the age the dinosaurs inhabited than the one we know today.