The two-year contract extension for the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regional hub networks, based at Cornell University and Purdue University respectively, signals AFRL’s commitment to supporting the Hub Networks and the critical connections they have enabled within less than two years of operating.
An international team of researchers, including chemist Robert DiStasio of Cornell, has introduced a novel concept, “freedom of design,” that has important implications in the fields of rational molecular design and computational drug discovery.
Researchers combined soft microactuators with high-energy-density chemical fuel to create an insect-scale quadrupedal robot that is powered by combustion and can outperform its electric-driven competitors.
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Carl Wieman will visit campus Sept. 25-29 as an A.D. White Professor-at-Large, working with students and faculty and offering a public talk about his work in science education.
The National Academies’ latest decadal survey, “Thriving in Space,” released Sept. 12, provides a roadmap for biological and physical sciences research, from the low orbit of Earth to the surface of Mars, through 2033.