Cornell leads expansion of Jicamarca radar observatory

Cornell has led research operations at the observatory since the 1960s, when NASA began sending people to space and scientists wanted to learn more about the physics of space weather.

Brains on board: Smart microrobots walk autonomously

Cornell researchers installed electronic “brains” on solar-powered robots that are 100 to 250 micrometers in size, so the tiny bots can walk autonomously without being externally controlled. 

‘A better, more equitable future’: program advances diversity and materials science

During the past year, students and faculty at Cornell and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University have been partnering on a research project built around two shared goals: increasing diversity in the field of materials science and transforming the way the world generates and stores energy.

Archaeological conference expands discussion beyond colonial roots

Organizers added a strikethrough to the conference name this year, recognizing that the word “frontier” is rooted in a history of white-settler colonialism.

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Rossiter honored for 'writing women back into the history of science'

Her major work, “Women Scientists in America,” published in three volumes between 1982 and 2012, has redrawn the historical landscape of women in science.

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Undergrad publishes theory on immune dysfunction in space

Rocky An ’23 proposes a theory that could solve the decades-old mystery of why astronauts’ immune systems become suppressed in space.

Arts and Sciences welcomes new faculty for 2022-23

Fifteen new faculty are bringing innovative ideas in a wide range of topics to the College of Arts & Sciences’ nexus of discovery and impact, including climate change, astronomy, identity studies and the economy.

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Industry incentives create greener crypto mining

Following concern on energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell Engineering research says that carbon capture and renewable energy may help mining operations reduce their wasteful footprint.

Students win Qualcomm Fellowship with machine learning project

Chenhui Deng and Andrew Butt, Ph.D. students from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been awarded a 2022 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for their proposal “Power Inference with Self-Supervised Learning.”

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