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.
A&S physicist Michelle Wang is among four Cornell faculty who were elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in research.
Jeffrey Backus is a physics and mathematics major.
Yaoju Tarn is a physics major.
The approach could one day lead to the creation of a new fleet of tiny autonomous devices that can rapidly respond to their chemical environment.
The fellowship provides world-class training and access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources at DOE national laboratories.
“I’m excited that we can use this tool now and apply it to this large class of really fascinating superconductors, which are a rich playground in condensed matter physics for realizing extraordinary superconducting phenomena.”
Toichiro Kinoshita, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Physics Emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), died March 23. He was 98.
Five faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences were featured on a “Cornell week” on The Academic Minute radio program from May 1-5.
By studying the brain mechanisms of vocal learning in budgies, Zhilei Zhao explores how social learning is implemented in the brain.
Realizing 2D particles called non-Abelian anyons in the real world is potentially useful for quantum computation: protecting bits of quantum information by storing them non-locally,
You don’t have to be a nuclear physicist to appreciate these tidbits about the Hill’s first facility devoted to accelerator physics
Planning to harness the power of AI are A&S researchers from physics; ecology and evolutionary biology; chemistry and chemical biology; and neurobiology and behavior