From methane to microbes: 2030 Project conveys first grants

Eleven 2030 Project grants were awarded to Cornell faculty for an array of fast-track climate solutions, including tools to help New York communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Nanomolding could speed discovery of new topological materials

Nanomolding of topological nanowires could speed the discovery of new materials for applications such as quantum computing, microelectronics and clean-energy catalysts, according to Cornell researchers.

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Frank Drake ’51, astronomy pioneer, dies at 92

Frank Drake was a pioneer of radio astronomy and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence using radio telescopes.

Modified microwave oven cooks up next-gen semiconductors

A household microwave oven modified by a Cornell Engineering professor is helping to cook up the next generation of cellphones, computers and other electronics after the invention was shown to overcome a major challenge faced by the semiconductor industry.

Cornell awarded $15M to lead NSF I-Corps Hub

Cornell has been awarded a $15 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a newly established Innovation Corps Hub that will support science and technology entrepreneurship in rural regions.

UVEX NASA mission advances with Cornell astronomers on team

Cornell astronomers Anna Y. Q. Ho and Shrinivas R. Kulkarni are part of the mission team for the UltraViolet Explorer (UVEX) mission, which has advanced toward a 2028 launch with NASA.

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$8.3M award boosts chemistry research into fuel cells, batteries

Chemistry Professor Héctor D. Abruña has been awarded $8.3 million to further his group’s research related to fuel cells and advanced battery technologies.

Research changes assumptions about key fuel cell material

Researchers at Cornell Engineering have revealed the nanomechanics inside a proton-conducting ceramic that has promising applications for fuel cells and hydrogen production.

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CNF to celebrate 45 years at annual meeting, Oct. 18

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility will celebrate its 45-year anniversary during its annual meeting on Oct. 18.

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