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“As we do remote sensing of dozens of exoplanets, spanning a range of masses and temperatures, we will develop a more complete picture of the true diversity of alien worlds – from those hot enough to harbor iron rain to others with more moderate climates, from those heftier than Jupiter to others not much bigger than the Earth,” says Ray Jayawardhana, study co-author and the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

“There is a difference between making a user platform easy to use and creating a user platform that feels like a video game, that doesn’t feel like I’m taking a lot of risk,” says Vicki Bogan, professor of applied economics and management who studies gamification of finance. 

“Today’s outage brought our reliance on Facebook — and its properties like WhatsApp and Instagram — into sharp relief,” says Brooke Erin Duffy associate professor of communications. “The abruptness of today’s outage highlights the staggering level of precarity that structures our increasingly digitally mediated work economy.” 

“I wouldn’t have said this a few years ago, but I could imagine that Chief Justice Roberts will dissent. Maybe he’ll even write the dissent,” says Sherry F. Colb, professor of law. 

Vanessa Bohns, associate professor of organizational behavior, and Laura Giurge, postdoctoral research fellow of organizational behavior at London Business School, co-write this opinion piece about the miscommunication surrounding off-hours email response expectations.  

“The focus on protecting children may be much more of a catalyst for regulation than other concerns and criticisms,” says Brooke Erin Duffy, associate professor of communications. “The senators deployed this knowledge of big tech in a way that I don’t think we’ve seen before.”

“The most reasonable prediction is that cases will increase over the winter but not nearly as much as last year,” says Isaac Weisfuse, a medical epidemiologist with the Master of Public Health Program. 

Benjamin Houlton, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, discusses how Congress can allocate funding to help farmers in the U.S. combat climate change.  

“Do your part not to be exposed to a high dose of virus,” says Cornell virologist Luis Schang. “That’s the best fighting chance for the immune system.”

“There’s always somebody talking about there being a labor shortage, and yet in a free market economy, the price is supposed to make the adjustments so that the quantity demanded will meet the quantity supplied,” says Erica Groshen, senior labor market advisor. “What they're really saying is that I'm not offering enough to get the workers I need.” 

“Before, they were invisible and nobody cared about them,” says Patricia Campos-Medina, executive director of Cornell’s Worker Institute. “Now they’ve been saying our conditions are horrible.”

Thomas Urban, visiting scholar in classics, is co-author of new research finding humans were present in North American more than 21,000 years ago, several thousand years earlier than scientists once believed.