Research
    at Princeton
October 30, 2013
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Princeton astrophysicist Lyman Spitzer Jr. (1914-1997) was among the 20th Century’s most visionary scientists. His influences range from founding the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) to inspiring the development of the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Graduate students and early-career researchers presented findings on a range of topics, from an analysis of the ban on short-selling during the financial crisis, to how to reduce the ecological footprint of fast-growing cities such as Dubai, to designing drugs that target tubercosis.
 
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The story of Jada, an elephant and the matriarch of her family, reveals much about the lives of elephants and what can be done to protect them.

 
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Princeton University researchers found that the “landscape” for quantum control  — a representation of quantum mechanics that allows the dynamics of atoms and molecules to be manipulated — can be unexpectedly simple.
 
Events
Free and Open to the Public

Sat., Nov. 2, 10:00 a.m.
Fall Football Lecture: Intersections: Art and Science in America
120 Lewis Library
Princeton University


Mon., Nov. 11, 8:00 p.m.
Harvard's Lisa Randall on the implications of the Higgs boson discovery
McCosh 50
Princeton University


Thurs., Nov. 14, 4:30 p.m.
Sharing research data: Michael Carroll, American University professor and founding member of Creative Commons
McDonnell Hall A02
Princeton University


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