- Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019
- Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019
Astronomers have discovered a distant pair of titanic black holes on a collision course.
- Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019
Exactly how fast is the universe expanding?
Scientists are still not completely sure, but a Princeton-led team of astrophysicists has used the neutron star merger detected in 2017 to come up with a new value for this figure, known as the Hubble constant. Their work appears in the current issue of the journal Nature Astronomy.
- Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019
Four faculty members of the School of Engineering and Applied Science have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers.
- Monday, May 13, 2019
An all-Princeton research team has identified bacteria that can detect the speed of flowing fluids.
- Monday, May 6, 2019
Hydrogen is a critical component in the manufacture of thousands of common products from plastic to fertilizers, but producing pure hydrogen is expensive and energy intensive. Now, a research team at Princeton University has harnessed sunlight to isolate hydrogen from industrial wastewater.
- Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019
- Monday, Apr 22, 2019
In the grand tradition of European academia known as festschrift, colleagues and friends of a retiring academic gather to commemorate the gravity and legacy of the person’s career with papers and talks.
Robert Socolow has been to enough festschrifts to know that, after 48 years at Princeton of teaching, studying, contemplating, reframing, challenging, and often times expanding how scientists and society understand the environment, a retrospective wasn’t for him.
- Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge announced today that Manjul Bhargava and Gregory Scholes are two of the 62 scientists who have become fellows or foreign members of the Royal Society.
- Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Curiosity about the natural world and practical concerns guided Máté Bezdek’s research into the chemical bonds of nitrogen and hydrogen that make up ammonia.