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A newly discovered asteroid is a toddler–in space years. The moonlet circling the small asteroid Dinkinesh named Selam is about 2 to 3 million years old. Cornell scientists arrived at this age estimate using new calculation methods.

Bloomberg

David Cortright, visiting scholar, discusses the history of divestment protests on college campuses.

The New York Times

“‘Renaissance,’ ‘Formation’ and ‘Lemonade,’ to different degrees, built on questions and challenges related to national identity in terms of belonging. This is a more mass expression of that project,” says Riché Richardson, professor of Africana studies.

 

Axios

María Cristina García, professor of history, notes that Americans had the same complaints about immigrants 50 years ago.

New Scientist

Sunghwan Jung, professor of biological and environmental engineering, explains why some foxes' are adept at snow-diving.

Politico

“The political balance of all of this was exactly the opposite from where it is now. You heard people on the right complaining that the colleges and universities had gone overboard in attending to the sensitivities of people being offended by a bunch of things,” says Michael Dorf, professor of law.

Fast Company

Cathy Creighton, director of the ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, explains the constitutional rights of free speech for private sector workers.

Associated Press

Louis Aronne, director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Center at Weill Cornell Medicine, explains that a third of people lose 5% or more of their body weight through diet and exercise alone.

South China Morning Post

Rekha Kumar, associate professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, explains why people are experiencing surprise pregnancies while taking weight loss drugs.

The Washington Post

William Michael Lynn, professor of services marketing at the Nolan School, says “I myself am comfortable stiffing counter help providing only standardized service, but even I would not feel comfortable stiffing a restaurant server when the service was bad.”

NPR

Colleen Carey, assistant professor of economics and public policy, says “It does not seem that this payment induces physicians to switch to drugs with a mortality benefit relative to the drug the patient would have gotten otherwise.”

Vox

Charley Willison, assistant professor at CVM, says “The crux of the issue is we’re thinking about the focus on encampment closure without access to housing.”