at Princeton
January 24, 2014
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Dark Matter photo
A new experiment known as DarkSide-50 is searching for elusive particles of dark matter, which is thought to make up nearly a quarter of the universe. Finding it, researchers say, will solidify our understanding of how the universe formed and shed light on its ultimate fate.
Enhanced cybersecurity, non-scarring tattoo removal, 3-D photography and a laser-scanning device are projects selected for Princeton University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, which supports discoveries that have significant potential for further development into products or services.
Agriculture and climate
A Princeton research team has created a model to evaluate how a human response to climate change may alter the agricultural utility of land. The study provides a method for conservation planners trying to anticipate how agriculture will be affected by such adaptations. Read more at our research blog, Princeton Journal Watch.
A new exhibition at the Princeton University Art Museum explores the mental process behind creation through nearly 100 rarely seen highlights by Italian artists. On view from Jan. 25 through May 11, 2014. Read more Princeton research in our annual magazine, Discovery.
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Tues. Feb. 4, 4:30 p.m.
The World in 2020
Jared Cohen, Director, Google Ideas.
Robertson Hall, Princeton University

Sat. Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m.
Uncovering our Cosmic Origins
William C. Jones, Professor.
Science on Saturdays,
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Wed. Feb. 26, 4:00 p.m.
Princeton Innovation Forum

Presentations of research with commercialization potential.
Carl Fields Center, Princeton University

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