Sustainability, astrobiology illuminate future of life in the Universe and civilization on Earth


Two astrophysicists argue that questions about the future of life on Earth and beyond may soon be resolvable scientifically, thanks to new data about the Earth and about other planets in our galaxy.

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Faculty Scholar Spotlight: Daniel Anderson


In a new paper, Daniel Anderson, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Massachusetts, reports that parents’ media use has indirect effects on their children’s language development.

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‘Cloaking’ device uses ordinary lenses to hide objects across range of angles


A simple optical cloak developed at the University of Rochester overcomes some of the limitations of previous devices with inexpensive, readily available materials.

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Lecture by world-renowned physicist brings quantum mechanics to the masses


Anton Zeilinger, one of the world’s leading experts in the field of quantum optics, will present a free, public lecture Tuesday at the University of Rochester.

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