October 30, 2019
- After a team proves “Zimmer’s conjecture,” President Robert Zimmer discusses geometric symmetries.
- Prof. Chuan He discusses the importance of international collaboration with Chemical & Engineering News.
- Prof. Rick Stevens discusses Argonne’s AI for Science initiative.
- WGN Radio: Prof. Rebecca Willett discusses the InnovationXLab AI Summit.
- Asst. Prof. Pedro Lopes discusses results of new human-computer interaction research study with New York Times.
- Prof. Nick Feamster discusses spying habits of smart devices on WNYC.
- Prof. Peter May discusses Jacob Lurie's work in category theory in Quanta.
- Profs. Amie Wilkinson and Benson Farb discuss the prevalent use of chalkboards by mathematicians.
- Assoc. Prof. Daniel Fabrycky discusses the use of sonification in the study of exoplanets.
- Asst. Prof. William Fefferman discusses Google’s announcement that it achieved quantum supremacy.
- Prof. Nick Feamster discusses the challenge of vetting social media content.
- UChicago alum shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.
- Researchers at the University of Chicago seek to shape emerging field of AI.
- Built by UChicago scientists, MAROON-X will search for worlds in other solar systems.
- CMBS4 one of ten selected for NSF Mid-scale Research Infrastructure award.
- Researchers develop blood tests to detect diabetic complications and cancer.
- Report co-authored by Prof. Nick Feamster concludes TV streaming devices collect user data.
- New compiler makes quantum computers two times faster.
- Astronomers use giant galaxy cluster as X-ray magnifying lens.
- UChicago scientists model how cooling atmosphere can tip climate into glacial periods.
- Theorists discover the ‘Rosetta Stone’ for neutrino physics.
- UChicago scientists measure rubidium isotopes to create model for moon formation.
Education & Community
- Profs. Josh Frieman and Ian Foster awarded $1 million as part of DOE Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellow program.
- 2018 Nobel laureate in Physics, Prof. Donna Strickland, to speak at UChicago.
- Michelson Center for Physics wins AIA Chicago Design Excellence Award.
- Alternate reality game to encourage students to think critically about climate change.
- Discover Magazine lists Albert Michelson's ether experiment and Robert Millikan's oil drop experiment among the top ten science experiments of all time.
- Chicago Quantum Summit to gather international experts.
- Heising-Simons Foundation to support lectures by women in physics.
- UChicago STEM Education partners with Activate Learning on new K-5 science curriculum.
- DOE, national labs host event aimed at inspiring next generation of problem-solvers.
- PSD graduate student collaborates with artist to create an audio work with the sounds of melting Antarctic glaciers.