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Thanks in part to its physics-centric plot, the hit movie may depict more Cornellians than any other feature film in history.
During three events March 13-15, Lenka Zdeborová will explore how principles from statistical physics provide insights into challenging computational problems.
Assistant professors Anna Y.Q. Ho, Chao-Ming Jian, Rene Kizilcec and Karan Mehta are among 126 early-career researchers who have won 2024 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
The discovery settles a long-standing question of whether this almost–but not quite–ordered state of Bragg glass can exist in real materials.
Researchers developed a more controlled way of making nickelates, a material that could potentially help pinpoint the key qualities that enable high-temperature superconductivity.
Helium beams are potentially very useful for understanding the surface characteristics of materials on the molecular level.
Cornell and other U.S. universities have been awarded $25 million from the National Science Foundation for research at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland.
Dean’s Scholars are selected for their demonstrated commitment to academic excellence and advancing aspects of diversity, access, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the academy and other communities.
New experimental tools developed by Hongyuan Li give insight into an exponentially complicated world.
Cornell researchers are part of a project to enable sustainable hardware for AI and quantum computing, one of 11 projects selected by DOE to receive a total of $73 million.
The study provides a clue into how parrot – and human – brains allow continuous, flexible vocal learning.
Colleagues remember Hand as a scientist devoted to discovery, both in his field of expertise and beyond.
On Nov. 15, physicist and engineer John Foster will discuss the challenge of testing high power electric propulsion on the ground.
Five professors will argue for the importance of their disciplines during the Logos Philosophy Debate Club’s annual debate.
The resulting materials could prove useful in a variety of applications, from making sustainable pigments to energy storage and filtration.
Cornell Tech has announced a total of more than $10 million in gifts and grants to support arXiv.
Cornell Tech has announced more than $10 million in gifts and grants to support arXiv.
The Kim Group leveraged geometric thinking in a twisted bilayer graphene lattice to predict new effects, a novel approach.
Cornell employs 790 postdoctoral scholars who are appointed across nearly 90 departments where they actively participate in the university’s research, teaching, and extension missions.
Wang was chosen for “advancing our understanding of transcription, replication, and chromatin dynamics through the lens of DNA mechanics and topology.”
From Hans Bethe to Toni Morrison, we offer a sampling of alums and profs who’ve earned one of the world’s highest accolades.
Enabled by a custom thermometer, Cornell researchers have observed superfluid fluctuation effects, possibly gaining new insight for quantum computing and the physics of the early universe.
Cornell researchers contributed critical knowledge in the early days of the LCLS-II project.
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.
A NIH-funded project, led by Itai Cohen, professor of physics, will use the fruit fly to study how the brain processes multisensory information involved in flight, possibly offering insight into human neurological function.
Eighty-four students have been selected as National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) fellows in 2023, comprising the largest group of new fellows Cornell has ever fielded in one year.
A team of Cornell researchers unexpectedly discovered the presence of a “quantum spin-glass” while conducting research designed to learn more about quantum algorithms.
Our 34 new faculty will enrich the College of Arts & Sciences with creative ideas in a vast array of topics.
Nigel Lockyer, Physics, CLASSE
Xiaomeng Liu, Physics
Eric Dufresne, Physics
Nils Deppe, Physics
Researchers for the first time are offering a quantitatively accurate description of the origin of the mysterious “Planckian scattering rate.”
'My work is part of a larger effort to build the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory.'
A Cornell team is designing some of the technology that captures the muon data.
Building smaller and smaller machines is not simply a matter of shrinking the components.
The Graduate School spoke with Darren Pereira, a doctoral candidate in physics, about his summer research at the University of Florence in Florence, Italy.
The findings will help settle a decades-long debate and offers insights that will inform the development of topological materials for next-generation quantum devices.
A crystalline yet superconducting state in a new and unusual superconductor could have significant consequences for quantum computing.
Intricate nanotextures in thin-film materials offer scientists a new, streamlined approach to analyzing potential candidates for quantum computing and microelectronics.
The University has served as a backdrop for literary fiction, mysteries, tales inspired by real-life events, and more.
Two-dimensional materials could be key to creating a computer that is ultrafast and consumes less energy.
The professorships are possible because of generous gifts from alumni, parents and friends.
Forty-three student scholars, including nine from Arts and Sciences, were honored at this year’s 35th Merrill Presidential Scholars ceremony on May 23.
Cornell is breaking new ground in electron beam research with the HERACLES beamline, a state-of-the-art electron gun that mimics the harsh environments of the world’s largest particle colliders.
These grants provide a unique opportunity for faculty who are new to active learning and want to learn more or for those who want to expand upon initial efforts in implementing these teaching strategies.
A&S faculty members will delve into questions ranging from quantum computing to foreign policy development and from heritage forensics to effects of climate change.
This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.
The method, realized in theory by Prof. Eun-Ah Kim and Yuri Lensky, could protect bits of quantum information by storing them nonlocally.