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Brice Ménard to Present the President’s Frontier Award Lecture on January 29

Brice Ménard to Present the President’s Frontier Award Lecture on January 29
The President’s Frontier Award Lecture featuring 2019 recipient Dr. Brice Ménard presenting “The Wonders of Networks” will be held on January 29th at 2:00pm in Charles Commons, Salon B; a catered reception will follow. Please RSVP on the event page here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-presidents-frontier-award-lecture-featuring-dr-brice-menard-tickets-88953976739 We hope you are able to join us for this fantastic annual event honoring […]

Bloomberg Art from Science Innovation Contest – Accepting Submissions Now

Bloomberg Art from Science Innovation Contest – Accepting Submissions Now
So much concrete. So much science. So little art. So let’s beautify. We invite submissions of visually striking art works inspired by your scientific work. Unlike BASIC 1.0, our contest from 2017, we envision a rolling submission of your work, judged semiannually. A committee comprised of scientists and artists will review submissions according to the […]

Emanuele Berti Selected to Present Buhl Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University

Emanuele Berti Selected to Present Buhl Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University
Professor Emanuele Berti has been selected to present the annual Buhl Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University this Spring. Each year, CMU’s Buhl Professor invites an internationally recognized scientist to give a public lecture on a topic of current interest in Physics. Berti will focus on black holes for the lecture.

Johannes Staguhn Leads Research on New Space Image of Cosmic ‘Candy Cane’

Johannes Staguhn Leads Research on New Space Image of Cosmic ‘Candy Cane’
Principal Research Scientist Johannes Staguhn is the lead author on a paper recently published in The Astrophysical Journal that describes a new image from Milky Way galaxy’s center of a cosmic “candy cane.” The image—captured by a NASA-designed and built instrument called the Goddard-IRAM Superconducting 2-Millimeter Observer, or GISMO—shows the inner part of our galaxy, […]