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A new Cornell model allows scientists to discern different temperatures on an exoplanet and to better determine a planet’s molecular chemistry.

Lisa Kaltenegger, associate professor in the astronomy department and director of the Carl Sagan Institute, will give the Fred Kavli Plenary Lecture at the American Astronomical Society virtual meeting.

Cornell researchers created low-cost, mass-produced nanoscale sensors that harness light for power and communication.

To address the plastic environmental crisis, Cornell chemists have developed a new polymer for a marine setting that is poised to degrade by ultraviolet radiation.

The Expanding Your Horizons youth science conference will be held virtually on April 18 with a full day of talks, panels, workshops, and demos broadcast live via Zoom.

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The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility enables scientists and engineers from academia and industry to conduct micro- and nanoscale research with state-of-the-art technology and expertise from its technical staff. But perhaps the facility’s greatest breakthrough is helping launch startup companies in New York state.

Cornell Atkinson is calling for proposals for faculty research related to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The center’s Rapid Response Fund will award seed grants of up to $10,000 for projects.

Cornell has a long-standing commitment to help lead the fight against climate change, and on April 2 it became a founding member of the International Universities Climate Alliance.

New research from a team of Cornell collaborators points to a possible target for antiviral treatment for COVID-19.