“Media Objects,” a media studies conference originally scheduled for March 2020 at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, has been reconfigured into a virtual event, with the first panel scheduled for Oct. 23.
Saul Teukolsky, the Hans A. Bethe Professor of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences, has won the American Physical Society’s 2021 Einstein Prize, which recognizes outstanding achievement in gravitational physics.
In today’s world, where social media and protest signs speak volumes, we hardly need a linguist to tell us that words matter. But a language scholar can help us understand how and why words unite and align people, well as exclude and exploit.
Xianwen Mao, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, has been recognized for his innovations in imaging nanoscale systems by the New York Academy of Sciences and the Blavatnik Family Foundation.
There isn’t one unified Asian American vision of California, argues Christine Bacareza Balance, associate professor of Performing and Media Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences, in “California Dreaming: Movement and Place in the Asian American Imaginary,” a new multi-genre collection she co-edited.
When stars like our sun die, all that remains is an exposed core – a white dwarf. A planet orbiting a white dwarf presents a promising opportunity to determine if life can survive the death of its star, according to Cornell researchers.
In a study published Sept. 16 in the Astrophysical Journal Letters, they show how NASA’s upcoming James Webb Space Telescope could find signatures of life on Earth-like planets orbiting white dwarfs.
Doug McKee, senior lecturer in economics in the College of Arts and Sciences, and George Orlov, an Active Learning Initiative postdoctoral fellow in economics, have received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the long-term effects of active learning and online instruction.