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Séamus Davis's new theory may revolutionize superconductors

"Nanostripes" of alternating electrons and holes

Prof. Seamus Davis along with Prof. Dung-Hai Lee of UC Berkeley have proposed a new theory unifying the odd behaviors of superconductors.

Mueller and Reichl show quantum tsunamis are actually smoke rings


By shining light on a gas cooled to temperatures near absolute zero, physicists can create waves that propagate through the gas while maintaining their shape - the quantum version of a tsunami trav

Fred Kavli 1927 - 2013

Fred Kavli 1927-2013

Fred Kavli, founder and chairman of The Kavli Foundation, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 21, in his home in Santa Barbara at the age of 86.

McGill & Silverberg present Soft Matters

Soft Matters: Talking Physics, Talking Life

LASSP PhD candidates Katie McGill and Jesse Silverberg have launched a video series with interviews of Cornell faculty.

BRAIN Initiative Featured in the Sun

Today, 11/20, the Cornell Sun ran an article about the BRAIN initiative.

Symposium to Honor Ken Wilson on November 16

Ken Wilson Symposium

A memorial symposium to celebrate Nobel laureate Ken Wilson’s scientific achievements will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, in Schwartz Auditorium, Rockefeller Hall, beginning at 9 a.m.

Sethna describes how scientific theories work

Sloppy Models

Overwhelmed by the infinite complexities of how physics or life or economics work?

Itai Cohen's work featured in Cornell Daily Sun

Cohen featured in Daily Sun

Prof Itai Cohen talks with Somrita Banerjee of the Cornell Sun about recent unexpected discoveries in crystal growth.

Andreas Hermann and Neil Ashcroft theorize properties of astatine

Astatine ground-state Cmca structure

Andreas Hermann and Neil Ashcroft along with Roald Hoffmann from chemistry have developed a theory describing the properties of astatine.

Tomas Arias part of "Flipped Classroom" project

Prof Tomas Arias is part of a pilot project that flips the typical lecture/homework classroom.


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