Synthetic lava in the lab aids exoplanet exploration

As surveying the cosmos for the new James Webb Space Telescope gets hot, Cornell researchers have modeled and synthesized lava in order to discover far-away, volcanic exoplanets.

Hyster wins Fresenius Award for early-career excellence

New tools being developed by the Hyster lab can be applied in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.

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Cornell mathematician featured in Netflix film

Strogatz is “passionate about communicating mathematics to the public.” 

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Entrepreneurship faculty win grants for course development

The awards allow faculty affiliated with Entrepreneurship at Cornell to extend their capacity to work with students.

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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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